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Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Platform(GCP), provided by google the suite of, includes.Cloud computingServices that run on the same infrastructure as Google internally for its end-user product, such asGoogle Search?Gmail?File storageAndYouTube.[3]It provides a range of cloud services, including computing, in addition to a suite of management tools.Data storage?Data analyticsAndMachine learning.[4]Registering requires you to have aCredit card or bank account details.[5]

Google Cloud Platform offers infrastructure as a Service, platform as A Service, and serverless computing environments.

Google’s App Engine was announced in April 2008. It is a platform that allows you to develop and host web applications in Google data centers. This was the company’s first cloud computing service. In November 2011, the service was made generally available. Google has added many cloud services to its App Engine platform since the launch of App Engine.

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  • App Engine – Platform as a Service for Java, PHP, and Node.js applications.
  • Compute Engine – Infrastructure as a service to run Microsoft Windows or Linux virtual machines
  • Google Kubernetes Engine or GKE on-prem, offered as part Anthos platform[7][8] Containers as a service based on Kubernetes.
  • Cloud Functions – Functions as a Service to run event-driven code written in Node.js, Java, Python, or Go.
  • Cloud Run – A compute execution environment based upon Knative.[9] Available as Cloud Run (fully managed][10] and as Cloud Run For Anthos.[10] Currently supports GCP management, AWS management, and VMware management.[11]

Storage & Databases[edit]

  • Cloud Storage – Cloud storage is an object storage system that uses edge caching to store unstructured information.
  • Cloud SQL – Database as a Service based upon MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Cloud Bigtable – Managed NoSQL database service.
  • Cloud Spanner – Horizontally scalable, strongly consistent, relational database service.
  • Cloud Datastore – NoSQL database for web and mobile applications.
  • Persistent Disk – Block storage for Compute Engine virtual machines.
  • Cloud Memorystore – Managed in-memory storage based on Redis or Memcached.
  • Local SSD: High-performance, transient, local block storage.
  • Google Cloud Filestore: High-performance file storage.


  • VPC – Virtual Private Cloud is used to manage the software-defined cloud network resources.
  • Cloud Load Balancing – Software-defined, managed service for load balancing the traffic.
  • Cloud Armor – A web application firewall that protects workloads against DDoS attacks.
  • Cloud CDN – Content Delivery Network based on Google’s globally distributed edge points of presence.
  • Cloud Interconnect – Service to connect data centers with Google Cloud Platform
  • Cloud DNS – Managed, authoritative DNS service running on the same infrastructure as Google.
  • Network Service Tiers – Option to select Premium or Standard network tiers for a better-performing network.

Big Data[edit]

  • BigQuery – Scalable, managed enterprise data warehouse for analytics.
  • Cloud Dataflow – Managed service based on Apache Beam for stream and batch data processing.
  • Cloud Dataproc is a Big Data Platform for Apache Hadoop or Apache Spark Jobs.
  • Cloud Composer – Managed workflow orchestration service built on Apache Airflow.
  • Cloud Datalab – Data exploration, analysis, and visualization tool for machine learning. This service is fully managed by Jupyter Notebook.
  • Cloud Dataprep – Data service based on Trifacta to visually explore, clean, and prepare data for analysis.
  • Cloud Pub/Sub – Scalable event ingestion service based on message queues.
  • Cloud Data Studio – Business intelligence tool to visualize data through dashboards and reports.

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