Data Engineering on Google Cloud

  • Tuition USD $2,400 GSA  $2,055.42
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 1131 Ratings
  • Course Code GCP-DE
  • Duration 4 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This four-day instructor-led class provides participants a hands-on introduction to designing and building data processing systems on Google Cloud. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hand-on labs, participants will learn how to design data processing systems, build end-to-end data pipelines, analyze data and carry out machine learning. The course covers structured, unstructured, and streaming data.

Skills Gained

This course teaches participants the following skills:

  • Design and build data processing systems on Google Cloud
  • Process batch and streaming data by implementing autoscaling data pipelines on Cloud Dataflow
  • Derive business insights from extremely large datasets using Google BigQuery
  • Train, evaluate and predict using machine learning models using Tensorflow and Cloud ML
  • Leverage unstructured data using Spark and ML APIs on Cloud Dataproc
  • Enable instant insights from streaming data

Who Can Benefit

This class is intended for experienced developers who are responsible for managing big data transformations including:

  • Extracting, Loading, Transforming, cleaning, and validating data
  • Designing pipelines and architectures for data processing
  • Creating and maintaining machine learning and statistical models
  • Querying datasets, visualizing query results and creating reports

Prerequisites

To get the most of out of this course, participants should have:

  • Completed Google Cloud Fundamentals: Big Data & Machine Learning course OR have equivalent experience
  • Basic proficiency with common query language such as SQL
  • Experience with data modeling, extract, transform, load activities
  • Developing applications using a common programming language such as Python
  • Familiarity with Machine Learning and/or statistics

Course Details

The course includes presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs.

Course Outline

Leveraging Unstructured Data with Cloud Dataproc on Google Cloud Platform

Module 1: Google Cloud Dataproc Overview

  • Creating and managing clusters.
  • Leveraging custom machine types and preemptible worker nodes.
  • Scaling and deleting Clusters.
  • Lab: Creating Hadoop Clusters with Google Cloud Dataproc.

Module 2: Running Dataproc Jobs

  • Running Pig and Hive jobs.
  • Separation of storage and compute.
  • Lab: Running Hadoop and Spark Jobs with Dataproc.
  • Lab: Submit and monitor jobs.

Module 3: Integrating Dataproc with Google Cloud Platform

  • Customize cluster with initialization actions.
  • BigQuery Support.
  • Lab: Leveraging Google Cloud Platform Services.

Module 4: Making Sense of Unstructured Data with Google’s Machine Learning APIs

  • Google’s Machine Learning APIs.
  • Common ML Use Cases.
  • Invoking ML APIs.
  • Lab: Adding Machine Learning Capabilities to Big Data Analysis.

Serverless Data Analysis with Google BigQuery and Cloud Dataflow

Module 5: Serverless data analysis with BigQuery

  • What is BigQuery.
  • Queries and Functions.
  • Lab: Writing queries in BigQuery.
  • Loading data into BigQuery.
  • Exporting data from BigQuery.
  • Lab: Loading and exporting data.
  • Nested and repeated fields.
  • Querying multiple tables.
  • Lab: Complex queries.
  • Performance and pricing.

Module 6: Serverless, autoscaling data pipelines with Dataflow

  • The Beam programming model.
  • Data pipelines in Beam Python.
  • Data pipelines in Beam Java.
  • Lab: Writing a Dataflow pipeline.
  • Scalable Big Data processing using Beam.
  • Lab: MapReduce in Dataflow.
  • Incorporating additional data.
  • Lab: Side inputs.
  • Handling stream data.
  • GCP Reference architecture.

Serverless Machine Learning with TensorFlow on Google Cloud Platform

Module 7: Getting started with Machine Learning

  • What is machine learning (ML).
  • Effective ML: concepts, types.
  • ML datasets: generalization.
  • Lab: Explore and create ML datasets.

Module 8: Building ML models with Tensorflow

  • Getting started with TensorFlow.
  • Lab: Using tf.learn.
  • TensorFlow graphs and loops + lab.
  • Lab: Using low-level TensorFlow + early stopping.
  • Monitoring ML training.
  • Lab: Charts and graphs of TensorFlow training.

Module 9: Scaling ML models with CloudML

  • Why Cloud ML?
  • Packaging up a TensorFlow model.
  • End-to-end training.
  • Lab: Run a ML model locally and on cloud.

Module 10: Feature Engineering

  • Creating good features.
  • Transforming inputs.
  • Synthetic features.
  • Preprocessing with Cloud ML.
  • Lab: Feature engineering.

Building Resilient Streaming Systems on Google Cloud Platform

Module 11: Architecture of streaming analytics pipelines

  • Stream data processing: Challenges.
  • Handling variable data volumes.
  • Dealing with unordered/late data.
  • Lab: Designing streaming pipeline.

Module 12: Ingesting Variable Volumes

  • What is Cloud Pub/Sub?
  • How it works: Topics and Subscriptions.
  • Lab: Simulator.

Module 13: Implementing streaming pipelines

  • Challenges in stream processing.
  • Handle late data: watermarks, triggers, accumulation.
  • Lab: Stream data processing pipeline for live traffic data.

Module 14: Streaming analytics and dashboards

  • Streaming analytics: from data to decisions.
  • Querying streaming data with BigQuery.
  • What is Google Data Studio?
  • Lab: build a real-time dashboard to visualize processed data.

Module 15: High throughput and low-latency with Bigtable

  • What is Cloud Spanner?
  • Designing Bigtable schema.
  • Ingesting into Bigtable.
  • Lab: streaming into Bigtable.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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