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Many traditional enterprises use legacy systems and applications that often struggle to achieve the scale and speed needed to meet modern customer expectations. Business leaders and IT decision-makers constantly have to choose between maintenance of legacy systems and investing in innovative new products and services.
This course explores the challenges of an outdated IT infrastructure and how businesses can modernize it using cloud technology. It begins by exploring the different compute options available in the cloud and the benefits of each, before turning to application modernization and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).
The course also considers a range of Google Cloud solutions that can help businesses to better develop and manage their systems, such as Compute Engine, App Engine, and Apigee.
Q1. Aarav is a Chief Technical Officer and is considering using public cloud services, specifically to modernize their company’s IT infrastructure. Which of the following can Aarav use to build a business case for using an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution? Select the correct answer.
Q2. Which specific cloud computing feature helps businesses serve their customers without service interruption and in a cost-effective way? Select the correct answer.
Q3. A national hotel chain is using a combination of on-premises data centers and public cloud services for their IT infrastructure. What type of IT infrastructure model is this? Select the correct answer.1 point
Q4. What do containers recreate or virtualize? Select the correct answer.1 point
Q5. App Engine, Cloud Functions, and Cloud Run are all what type of Google Cloud compute option? Select the correct answer.
Q1. A financial services firm wants to migrate an existing application to the cloud but doesn’t want to risk service downtime. For this reason, they have chosen to opt for redundancy and build a new application in the cloud while continuing to run their old application on-premises. Which standard pattern of cloud migration describes this scenario? Select the correct answer.
Q2. Sajid is a developer for an online apparel retail company. What kind of architecture should he use for the applications he develops, and why? Select the correct answer.
Q3. What is Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)? Select the correct answer.
Q4. What is App Engine? Select the correct answer.
Q5. The technology team of a pharmaceutical business decides to adopt an automated continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) approach. What is the primary value of using a CI/CD approach for the overall business? Select the correct answer.1 point
Q1. Why do legacy systems struggle to meet modern consumer expectations? Select the correct answer.
Q2. What is the function of APIs? Select the correct answer.
Q3. How can businesses use APIs to unlock value from their legacy systems? Select the correct answer.
Q4. Michelle wants to manage her team’s APIs and provide security policies for identity verification, authentication, and access control. What Google Cloud solution should she choose? Select the correct answer.
Q5. What is a critical outcome of API management? Select the correct answer.
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