Yesterday I passed the Google Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer certification. In this post, I share my process to prepare for the exam and again, as a bonus, share the study guide I created for it.

About this certification exam

  • Length: Two hours
  • Registration fee: $200 (plus tax where applicable)
  • Language: English
  • Exam format: Multiple…


Yesterday, after almost 13 years, I finished a beautiful and very important cycle of my life. It was my last day working at CI&T.

Back in 2007 (October 15, more specifically), when I started, I had no idea of how great this journey would be. Along the way, I have…


Using the Functions Framework for Python to debug and test how your HTTP- and Pub/Sub-triggered functions behave before deploying them to the Google Cloud Platform.

One of the main questions we face when starting developing our Google Cloud Functions is:

“Ok. This sounds very nice, but how can I develop and test my code before deploying it?”

In this tutorial, I’ll show how you can develop and test your Python-based Cloud Functions on your local…


Automatically building and deploying containers into Cloud Run when changes get pushed to your Git repositories.

Introduction

In this article, we’ll see how to configure a deployment pipeline on Google Cloud Platform powered by Cloud Build, Container Registry and Cloud Run.

We’ll go through the process of configuring a pipeline that:

  1. Watches for changes to a specific branch of a GitHub repository;
  2. Once changes are detected to…


Or how to whitelist your Lambdas on third-party firewalls

The Problem

Recently, while working for one of our clients, we had to deal with the following challenge: How could we provide static IPs for our Lambdas, so they could be whitelisted on the firewalls of a third-party company we needed to integrate with?

As you may know, public Lambdas have ephemeral…


Today I took the Professional Cloud Developer certification. This is how I managed to succeed. Again, as a bonus, I share here the study guide I created for this certification.

About this certification exam

  • Length: 2 hours
  • Registration fee: $200 (plus tax where applicable)
  • Languages: English, Japanese.
  • Exam format: Multiple choice and multiple select…


Today I took the Professional Cloud Network Engineer certification. This is how I managed to pass the exam. Again, as a bonus, I share here the study guide I created for this certification.

About this certification exam

  • Length: 2 hours
  • Registration fee: $200 (plus tax where applicable)
  • Languages: English.
  • Exam format: Multiple choice and…


Today I took the Professional Cloud Security Engineer certification. This is how I managed to pass the exam. Again, as a bonus, I share here the study guide I created for this certification.

General information about the exam

  • Length: 2 hours
  • Registration fee: $200 (plus tax where applicable)
  • Languages: English.
  • Exam format: Multiple choice and…


I have recently taken both the Professional Data Engineer and Professional Cloud Architect GCP exams to renew my certifications. This is how I managed to pass both exams. As a bonus, I share here the study guides I created for both exams.

Ivam Luz

A generalist software developer based in Brazil — https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivam-luz-26698617/

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