What's the Required Score to Become Google Cloud Architect? -- Well, It Depends!

How to Prepare for the Google Cloud Architect Certification Exam

Early February, I got email from Google saying I had passed the Cloud Architect certification exam. Yay! This post reflects what helped me preparing for the test. Beta In best Google manner, in November or December 2016 the company launched a beta program for Google Cloud certification, at a reduced price of 120 USD. Now, right in time for the upcoming Google Cloud conference “Next” in March, the program has left beta status and costs 200 USD for the two-hour certification test.…

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Convergence of the Clouds

How Google and Microsoft take similar routes

Recently, I’ve been involved with the Clouds. Not so much everybody’s darling AWS, but more the runner-ups in the race: Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure. Both cool kids, but everyone with his its very different style and philosophy of what it considers “cool”. Google Cloud is representing the muster child from a family of teacher parents, with a more academic approach, focused on latency, performance, essence and quality. Azure is more like the rich kid with all the stuff you can buy in its room loaded with toys, amazing a lot of friends, which don’t mind that some tools are broken.…

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