This chapter introduces Google Cloud Platform (GCP), highlighting its unique advantages and diverse servicesin storage, database, and compute. It explores GCP's architecture, core components, and service interconnectivity. The chapter also discusses cloud data storage, virtual machines, container orchestration, and serverless computing, emphasizing their applications in GCP.
The chapter focuses on GCP's handling of data, highlighting storage solutions like Cloud Spanner and BigQuery. It explores business benefits of GCP data storage, analytics services, and integration strategies. It details GCP compute services like Kubernetes Engine and the application of AI and ML, emphasizing Google Cloud's unique strengths and practical business uses.
This chapter discusses how to modernize a business with Google Cloud Platform (GCP). It addresses legacy infrastructure challenges, benefits of GCP upgrade, and distinctions between cloud setups. It explores motivations for application modernization and cloud-native applications. The effect of migration to cloud is also discussed, including expenditure shifts, responsibilities in cloud models, and selecting appropriate cloud setups . It concludes with GCP's role in facilitating digital and business transformations.