Until recently we thought of working and learning as separate experiences. School was meant for learning and jobs were meant for working.

As a student, One might think that there is plenty of time to decide on a career path and to acquire the skills needed to market oneself successfully. It is often believed that completing an academic program will lead to a guaranteed job. This is not always true. What can you do to make yourself attractive to a future employer?

In today’s competitive job market it is essential that you possess relevant skills and experiences that will set…


Happy International Literacy Day! Reading enables creativity and confidence in children. And in 2021, literacy and digital skills are a central component to recovery on individual and global levels. Take one step further to becoming ‘Cloud Literate’ — and that’s where Qwiklabs can help.

Sundar Pichai sees future in the Google Cloud Products. “…we are opening [the cloud] up so that every business across the world can use it,” said Pichai. (Read full story)

We can help you start your journey to cloud literacy with hands-on training. You’ll get experience with the real GCP console, and you’ll have a chance…


Remember the question we asked last week?

Scenario: You’re job hunting and you find two interesting help-wanted ads… DevOps wins the poll.
Scenario: You’re job hunting and you find two interesting help-wanted ads… DevOps wins the poll.

DevOps won by a landslide, so this week we’ve prepared a DevOps adventure for you! DevOps is all about the unification and automation of processes.

The average cloud devops engineer salary in the USA is $140,000 per year or $71.79 per hour. Talent.com

So head on over and get the code to start this week’s adventure :)

Your challenge: complete these three quests and we’ll send you a 20% discount voucher for the Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer certification exam.


Today, DevOps is an understood set of practices and cultural values that has been proven to help organizations of all sizes improve their software release cycles, software quality, security, and ability to get rapid feedback on product development. Over the past six years and more than 27,000 DevOps survey responses have provided strong evidence that DevOps practices lead to higher IT performance. This higher performance delivers improved business outcomes, as measured by productivity, profitability, and market share. All organizations, both for-profit and not-for-profit, are better able to achieve their goals, no matter what their mission is.

As DevOps evolves and…


97% of people surveyed (seriously) said they use YouTube to learn new skills. Whether you’re debugging a bad database call or a leaky faucet, YouTube can help. And now, you can become a member of the Qwiklabs channel and get extra benefits to help you learn new skills. Become a member here.

A Qwiklabs rocket zipping through space
A Qwiklabs rocket zipping through space
Announcing YouTube Memberships on the Qwiklabs channel, the smart way to build your cloud skills.

A Qwiklabs channel membership gets you access to training content directly from Google and partners, plus every month get fresh Qwiklabs credit grants. You can use your Qwiklabs credits to follow along, or take any lab in the catalog.

Memberships start at $1.99/mo (or your local currency), which gets you 15 Qwiklabs credits (per month). That’s a $15 US value. It’s the most economical way to earn a new Google Cloud credential like this cloud security one.

Join today and get double the credits, this month only!


To start with — A data warehouse is the most valuable asset of your BI team.

Now let’s see what makes a Data Warehouse so important?

• Data is extracted on a periodic basis from source systems and moved to a dedicated server that contains the data warehouse

• During this process, the data is cleaned, formatted, validated, reorganized, summarized, and integrated with other sources.

A data warehouse delivers value to companies through:

• The generation of scheduled reports.

• Packaged analytical solutions.

• Ad Hoc reporting and analysis.

• Dynamic visualization.

• Storage of historical data.

• Data mining.


16% growth in a year. Average salary over $100k. Projected to grow by 28% through 2026. What career path are we talking about? Data and Machine Learning. This week only, join the ML Challenge, designed to help you be ready for the next step in your career.

Join the challenge for free access to three skill badges and get hands-on experience with ML and AI technologies like BigQuery, Machine Learning APIs, Dialogflow, Explainable AI and more.

Complete the challenge by 30 June 2021, and we’ll send you a 20% discount voucher to take the Professional ML Engineer certification exam. Good luck!

Watch this space for…

  • Resources to help you study for the exam
  • Exploration of different ML career paths


Here’s another list (see previous list) of the labs that require less bandwidth — with one extra lab this time!


A subsidiary of United States-headquartered corporation Yum! Brands, Pizza Hut prides itself on serving more pizzas than any other pizza business. Founded in 1958, Pizza Hut operates 18,000 restaurants in over 100 countries. In the Indian subcontinent, Pizza Hut and franchise partners Devyani International and Sapphire Foods India operate more than 500 pizza restaurants, including 430 in India itself.

With Google Cloud Platform and Google Maps, Pizza Hut India is meeting demand from tech savvy consumers for fast, traceable delivery and interaction over multiple customer channels, including web, mobile application, voice and in-store — and gaining the insights to expand…


The Euro 2020 tournament is back! The 24 strongest sides from all over Europe are ready to lock horns against each other from 11th June, 2021. But it is the English side that holds the competitive edge over other teams thanks to its use of Google Cloud technology. Gareth Southgate is using a tailored player performance software to pick his squad for the tournament, working with Google Cloud to analyze every detail about Southgate’s squad for Euro 2021, even letting the England boss know how well his players are sleeping at night!

Southgate and team used Big Data to choose…

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