Google Cloud Certified Professional Data Engineer

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Google Cloud Certified Professional Data Engineer

Author: Google Cloud

The foundation of Professional Data Engineer mastery is with the real-world job role of the cloud data engineer. Along with relevant experience, the training in this learning path... Read more

What you will learn:

  • Design and build data processing systems on Google Cloud
  • Lift and shift your existing Hadoop workloads to the Cloud using Cloud Dataproc
  • Process batch and streaming data by implementing autoscaling data pipelines on Cloud Dataflow
  • Manage your data pipelines with Data Fusion and Cloud Composer
  • Derive business insights from extremely large datasets using BigQuery
  • Learn how to use pre-built ML APIs
  • Enable instant insights from streaming data

Pre-requisites

Learners should be familiar with the fundamentals of cloud computing and relevant practical experience. Recommended having 3+ years of industry experience including 1+ years designing and managing solutions using Google Cloud to attempt the Professional Data Engineer exam.

Preparing for Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer (PDE) Exam

Along with relevant experience, the training in this learning path will help you prepare for the Professional Data Engineer (PDE) exam, better understand the areas covered by the exam, and navigate the recommended resources: https://cloud.google.com/certification/data-engineer.

For more information about the exam and to register for, and pass the official Google Cloud certification exam, visit cloud.google.com/certification/data-engineer.

Google Cloud Platform Big Data and Machine Learning Fundamentals

by Google Cloud

Dec 17, 2020 / 4h 55m

4h 55m

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Description

This course introduces participants to the big data capabilities of Google Cloud. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, participants get an overview of Google Cloud and a detailed view of the data processing and machine learning capabilities. This course showcases the ease, flexibility, and power of big data solutions on Google Cloud.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to the Data and Machine Learning on Google Cloud Course
  2. Introduction to Google Cloud Platform
  3. Recommending Products using Cloud SQL and Spark
  4. Predict Visitor Purchases Using BigQuery ML
  5. Real-time IoT Dashboards with Pub/Sub, Dataflow, and Data Studio
  6. Deriving Insights from Unstructured Data using Machine Learning
  7. Summary

Modernizing Data Lakes and Data Warehouses with GCP

by Google Cloud

Jan 26, 2021 / 3h 34m

3h 34m

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Description

The two key components of any data pipeline are data lakes and warehouses. This course highlights use-cases for each type of storage and dives into the available data lake and warehouse solutions on Google Cloud Platform in technical detail. Also, this course describes the role of a data engineer, the benefits of a successful data pipeline to business operations, and examines why data engineering should be done in a cloud environment. Learners will get hands-on experience with data lakes and warehouses on Google Cloud Platform using QwikLabs.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Introduction to Data Engineering
  3. Building a Data Lake
  4. Building a data warehouse
  5. Summary

Building Batch Data Pipelines on GCP

by Google Cloud

Jan 26, 2021 / 2h 43m

2h 43m

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Description

Data pipelines typically fall under one of the Extra-Load, Extract-Load-Transform or Extract-Transform-Load paradigms. This course describes which paradigm should be used and when for batch data. Furthermore, this course covers several technologies on Google Cloud Platform for data transformation including BigQuery, executing Spark on Cloud Dataproc, pipeline graphs in Cloud Data Fusion and serverless data processing with Cloud Dataflow. Learners will get hands-on experience building data pipeline components on Google Cloud Platform using QwikLabs.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Introduction to Batch Data Pipelines
  3. Executing Spark on Cloud Dataproc
  4. Manage Data Pipelines with Cloud Data Fusion and Cloud Composer
  5. Serverless Data Processing with Cloud Dataflow
  6. Summary

Building Resilient Streaming Analytics Systems on GCP

by Google Cloud

Jan 26, 2021 / 3h 11m

3h 11m

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Description

Processing streaming data is becoming increasingly popular as streaming enables businesses to get real-time metrics on business operations. This course covers how to build streaming data pipelines on Google Cloud Platform. Cloud Pub/Sub is described for handling incoming streaming data. The course also covers how to apply aggregations and transformations to streaming data using Cloud Dataflow, and how to store processed records to BigQuery or Cloud Bigtable for analysis. Learners will get hands-on experience building streaming data pipeline components on Google Cloud Platform using QwikLabs.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Introduction to Processing Streaming Data
  3. Serverless Messaging with Cloud Pub/Sub
  4. Cloud Dataflow Streaming Features
  5. High-Throughput BigQuery and Bigtable Streaming Features
  6. Advanced BigQuery Functionality and Performance
  7. Summary

Smart Analytics, Machine Learning and AI on Google Cloud

by Google Cloud

Jan 26, 2021 / 1h 40m

1h 40m

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Incorporating machine learning into data pipelines increases the ability of businesses to extract insights from their data. This course covers several ways machine learning can be included in data pipelines on Google Cloud Platform depending on the level of customization required. For little to no customization, this course covers AutoML. For more tailored machine learning capabilities, this course introduces AI Platform Notebooks and BigQuery Machine Learning. Also, this course covers how to productionalize machine learning solutions using Kubeflow. Learners will get hands-on experience building machine learning models on Google Cloud Platform using QwikLabs.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Introduction to Analytics and AI
  3. Prebuilt ML model APIs for Unstructured Data
  4. Big Data Analytics with Cloud AI Platform Notebooks
  5. Productionizing Custom ML Models
  6. Custom Model building with SQL in BigQuery ML
  7. Custom Model Building with Cloud AutoML
  8. Summary

Preparing for the Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer Exam

by Google Cloud

Apr 5, 2021 / 2h 16m

2h 16m

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The purpose of this course is to help those who are qualified develop confidence to attempt the exam, and to help those not yet qualified to develop their own plan for preparation.

Table of contents
  1. Welcome to the course
  2. Understanding the Professional Data Engineer Certification
  3. Designing Data Processing Systems
  4. Building and Operationalizing Data Processing Systems
  5. Operationalizing Machine Learning Models
  6. Security, Policy, and Reliability
  7. Resources and Next Steps
  8. Course Resources