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Google And Coursera Collaborate For Training on Cloud Computing

This week, Coursera is launching the first course in the Data Engineering on Google Cloud Specialization, “Big Data and Machine Learning.”

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Updated:March 6, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
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Google And Coursera Collaborate For Training on Cloud Computing
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Coursera, an education-focused technology company, is announcing a collaboration with Google to offer Google Cloud Training courses on its platform. Developed and taught by Google experts, these courses will be available on-demand for any current or aspiring IT professionals and data engineers.

This week, Coursera is launching the first course in the Data Engineering on Google Cloud Specialization, “Big Data and Machine Learning.”

This course will be the first in a 5-course Specialisation. More foundational, intermediate, and advanced courses in infrastructure, machine learning, analytics, and application development are planned for launch soon.

With companies rapidly shifting their infrastructure to the cloud, the demand for cloud computing experts is growing. In fact, adoption of cloud technology is often limited not by cost, complexity, or security, but by the shortage of trained professionals available to fill open roles in cloud systems administration, data engineering, application development, and more.

Making this training more accessible is a major step toward creating a network of skilled professionals who can utilise the latest Google Cloud Platform technology to create innovative solutions to business challenges.

Offering these courses on Coursera makes it convenient for current and aspiring IT professionals, data engineers, and anyone else to access cloud training on the latest tools and technologies.

Through the Coursera platform, learners have the flexibility to take courses on their own schedules both on their computers and on a mobile app.

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