Google Cloud Platform (GCP), is the cloud computing platform offered by Google. It provides a suite of cloud services that enable users
to build, deploy, and manage applications and services on Google's infrastructure. It has a strong focus on data analytics, machine
learning, and big data processing.
Key features and services of Google Cloud Platform:<
Compute Services: Google Compute Engine (GCE) offers scalable virtual machine instances, and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) provides managed Kubernetes clusters for containerized applications.
Storage Services: Google Cloud Storage provides object storage, Google Cloud Persistent Disk offers block storage, and Google Cloud Filestore provides managed file storage. .
Networking: Google Cloud Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) allows users to create isolated virtual networks, and Cloud Load Balancing enables distributing traffic across instances. .
Security and Identity: Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) controls access to Google Cloud resources, and Cloud Key Management Service (KMS) offers secure key storage and management. .
Database Services: Google Cloud offers various database solutions, including Cloud SQL for managed relational databases, Cloud Firestore and Cloud Datastore for NoSQL databases, and Bigtable for scalable NoSQL databases. .
AI and Machine Learning: Google Cloud AI Platform provides tools for building, deploying, and managing machine learning models, and services like Vision AI, Translation AI, and Natural Language Processing (NLP) APIs offer pre-trained AI capabilities. .
Big Data and Analytics: Google Cloud provides services like BigQuery for serverless data analytics, Dataflow for real-time and batch data processing, and Dataproc for Apache Spark and Hadoop clusters. .
Internet of Things (IoT): Google Cloud IoT Core allows users to securely connect, manage, and ingest data from IoT devices. .
DevOps: Google Cloud provides tools like Cloud Build, Cloud Deployment Manager, and Cloud Source Repositories for CI/CD and infrastructure automation. .
Serverless: Google Cloud Functions and Cloud Run offer serverless computing options for running code without managing infrastructure. .
Containers: Apart from Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Google Cloud provides Container Registry for managing container images and Anthos for hybrid and multi-cloud deployments. .
Job role of GCP professional may like Cloud Architect, Cloud Engineer, Data Engineer, Cloud Administrator, Cloud Security Specialist, etc..