Installing and Managing Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform for Private Cloud (GO-IMAPIPC)

This course introduces you to the fundamentals and advanced practices applicable to the installation and management of Google Cloud's Apigee API Platform for private cloud.

Who should attend

Cloud Architect, Cloud Engineer and Operation Specialists.


  • Familiarity with Linux command and command line interface.
  • Basic understanding of networking.
  • Basic understanding of shell script, XML, JSON, HTTP, REST, and TLS.

Course Objectives

  • Identify the purpose and value of the Apigee API Platform.
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the Apigee API Platform architecture and recommended practices for topology design.
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the Apigee terminology and logical organizational structures.
  • Interact with the Apigee API Platform and solve scenarios by leveraging recommended practices.
  • Understand capabilities and practices to secure, manage and scale the platform.
  • Understand and put in practice installation and upgrade processes.
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Detailed Course Outline

The course includes presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs.

Module 1: Architecture

  • Familiarize with Apigee product capabilities and its place in the enterprise architecture.
  • Gain understanding of Apigee technology stack.
  • Gain basic understanding to Apache Cassandra capabilities and how they are leveraged by Apigee platform.
  • Gain detail understanding of Apigee terminology and organizational structure.
  • Explore topology design options.

Module 2: Installation

  • Discuss installation planning.
  • Understand installation dependencies.
  • Gain detail understanding of and practice installation process.
  • Discuss post installation tasks and recurrent activities recommended for the platform.
  • Discuss uninstall process, how it works and when to use it.

Module 3: Developer Portal Installation

  • Discuss the role of Apigee Developer Portal.
  • Discuss recommended practices for hosting.
  • Discuss software distribution and installation process.

Module 4: Management

  • Discuss platform operations capabilities and recommended practices.
  • Discuss the role of Management API and how it is leveraged by platform and users of it.
  • Gain understanding of API deployment process.
  • Gain understanding of Apigee analytics.
  • Discuss infrastructure operations capabilities and recommended practices.

Module 5: Security

  • Discuss Apigee capabilities to secure API traffic.
  • Understand how to configure TLS critical path components and user facing interfaces.

Module 6: Upgrade

  • Discuss upgrade planning recommended practices.
  • Discuss upgrade prerequisites and how to validate them.
  • Discuss and practice upgrade process.
  • Discuss rollback scenarios and rollback process.

Module 7: Capacity Planning and Scaling

  • Understand scenarios and recommended practices for capacity planning.
  • Understand how to scale up/down physical and logical capacity.
  • Understand how to add individual components, extend clusters and add new regions.

Module 8: Monitoring

  • Discuss recommended practices for monitoring.
  • Understand how to monitor individual components.
  • Discuss the role of synthetic transactions monitoring.
  • Discuss recommended practices for API monitoring.

Module 9: Troubleshooting

  • Discuss failure scenarios and troubleshooting practices.
  • Understand Apigee support model.