Google Cloud Platform makes the robust infrastructure of Google—including its high-speed network, servers, and software—accessible to enterprise-level organizations and everyday web developers. In this course, author Joseph Lowery introduces the service's core products: App Engine, Compute Engine, Cloud Storage, BigQuery, Cloud Datastore, and Cloud SQL. Learn the basics of hosting a mobile app with App Engine and see how to analyze massive datasets in seconds with BigQuery. Then explore the benefits of Cloud Storage, including unlimited file storage and fast data retrieval, and learn how to establish a cloud-based private network with Compute Engine. Finally, the course explores how to set up and manage cloud-based databases with Cloud Datastore and Cloud SQL.