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Let’s cover some basic items that will give more clarification for success in the RRK portion of the Google Interview. The Role Related Knowledge portion of the interview is Google’s interest in how your individual strengths combine with your experience to drive impact. Google is not just looking for how you can contribute today, but […]

The two main types of modern databases to choose from are relational and non-relational, also known as SQL or NoSQL (for their query languages). There are a few main differences to be familiar with when deciding which database works best for your needs. Relational Databases (also known as RDBMS and SQ Databases) Relational databases (RDBMS) […]

GCP has a rather robust and highly available architecture (24 regions and 73 availability zones) as it is. Compute Engine implements an abstraction layer between the availability zones and physical clusters of machines within the data centers where each cluster of physical machines has its own independent software, power, cooling, network and security infrastructure, as […]

To determine who gets hired, Google interviewers use a scientifically proven method called “structured interviewing,” where interviewers prepare a list of rigorous and relevant questions, and then come up with a scoring rubric to match those questions. This is a bit of a different method from typical job interviews in that instead of asking questions […]

We will look at the creation of a Migration Factory – a scaled team (often offshore or outsourced) that drives large-scale migration of enterprise applications to the cloud. Google Cloud has a four-stage approach to Migration, Discover/Assess, Plan, Migrate and Optimize, and the Migration Factory is designed to help execute the Migrate stage. We also […]

Service-interrupting events can and will happen in your environment. Your network could have an outage, your latest application push might introduce a critical bug, or you might someday have to deal with a natural disaster. When things go wrong, it’s important to have a robust, targeted, and well-tested DR plan for your resources in Google […]

Migrating a workload from your legacy on-premises environment to a cloud-native environment, such as a public cloud, can be challenging and risky. Successful migrations change the workload to migrate as little as possible during the migration operations. Moving legacy on-premises apps to the cloud often requires multiple migration steps There are three major types of […]

CI/CD is the combined practices of continuous integration (CI) and either continuous and continuous deployment (CD). CI/CD is designed to bridge the gap between development and operation activities and teams by enforcing automation in building, testing and deployment of applications. Modern day DevOps practices involve continuous development, continuous testing, continuous integration, continuous deployment and continuous […]

Let’s look at some of the high-level methods required to migrate your website from a monolithic platform to a container-based microservices platform on GCP. The goal is to migrate your application one feature at a time, avoiding a single large-scale migration methodology. Our goal here is to make the website more agile and scalable for […]

Leveraging leadership and people management best practices like re:Work, Site Reliability Engineering and BeyondCorp, Google developed a framework for adopting the cloud, know as The Google Cloud Adoption Framework. This framework works with people, processes and technology, allowing you to see where you are now in your cloud adoption journey, and get your where you […]

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