Optimizing Your Google Cloud Costs

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This is the second Quest in a two-part series on Google Cloud billing and cost management essentials. This Quest is most suitable for those in a Finance and/or IT related role responsible for optimizing their organization’s cloud infrastructure. Here you'll learn several ways to control and optimize your Google Cloud costs, including setting up budgets and alerts, managing quota limits, and taking advantage of committed use discounts. In the hands-on labs, you’ll practice using various tools to control and optimize your Google Cloud costs or to influence your technology teams to apply the cost optimization best practices.

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  • Video

    Lab Walkthrough: First Set

  • Lab

    Setting Up Cost Control with Quota

    In this lab you will query a large dataset, update the BigQuery API quota, and then optimize your query to run within quota.

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    Cloud Monitoring: Qwik Start

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    Cloud Functions: Qwik Start - Komut Satırı

    Bu uygulamalı laboratuvar, Cloud Platform Komut Satırını kullanarak bir Cloud Functions işlevini nasıl oluşturacağınızı ve dağıtacağınızı gösterir. GCP Hizmetlerini Google Cloud Functions ile Bağlayıp Genişletme başlıklı kısa videoyu izleyin.

  • Video

    Lab Walkthrough: Second Set

  • Lab

    Clean Up Unused IP Addresses

    In this lab you will schedule a Cloud Function to identify and clean up unused IP addresses.

  • Lab

    Clean Up Unused and Orphaned Persistent Disks

    In this lab you will schedule a Cloud Function to identify and clean up unused and orphaned persistent disks.

  • Lab

    Optimizing Cost with Google Cloud Storage

    In this lab you will configure Cloud Monitoring to observe bucket object access and deploy a Cloud Function to migrate objects from a Regional bucket to a Nearline bucket.

  • Lab

    Network Tiers - Optimizing Network Spend

    In this lab, you create one VM in the premium network service tier (default) and one VM in the standard network service tier. Then you compare the latency and routes for each VM instance.

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    Quest Info
    • Explain the operational prerequisites to achieve cloud cost optimization
    • Differentiate between budgets and quota
    • Set up budgets and alerts for actual and forecasted thresholds
    • Set up cost controls with quota
    • Analyze your committed use discounts
    • Use advanced methods for cost control and optimization
    This training will be most beneficial for those who have completed the Understanding Your Google Cloud Costs Quest, which is the first Quest in this two-part series on Google Cloud billing and cost management essentials. Prior experience with Cloud Functions, Stackdriver, and Cloud Scheduler will be beneficial for those interested in completing the hands-on labs.
    Anyone managing Google Cloud spend in any capacity for their company; Roles include: Finance and IT procurement leads, Financial Controller, Financial Manager, VP of Operations, Billing Ops Lead, Head of IT Procurement, IT Executive.