katopz
katopz
Aug 23 · 3 min read

That’s pretty intense exams! (•̀ᴗ•́)و I thought I wouldn’t pass but it turns out well so if I can do it you can do it too! Let’s start!

look ma! a designer got an engineer certificate!

1. Register

https://inthecloud.withgoogle.com/cloud-certification/

Try to get the voucher by complete the challenge which is just 2 Qwick labs! For me I got $120 voucher which save me a lot from a fear to lose money and get nothing. 😆

I ❤️voucher

2. Practise everyday

Here’s a list that you can’t skip reading, and not just once.

  1. Professional Data Engineer Certification exam guide
  2. Data Engineering on GCP
  3. Qwiklabs Baseline: Data, ML, AI
  4. Qwiklabs Data Engineering
  5. Preparing for the Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer Exam
  6. Partner Certification Kickstart
  7. Live Q&A office hours #1
  8. Live Q&A office hours #2
  9. Practice Exam
  10. Google Machine Learning Crash Course

3. Learn from others

Many of them are a bit outdated but still worth reading

4. Make your own cheat sheet

I did my own brain dump version via draw.io and it help a lot

02-Leveraging Unstructured Data with Cloud Dataproc on Google Cloud Platform
03-Serverless Data Analysis with Google BigQuery and Cloud Dataflow
04-Serverless Machine Learning with Tensorflow on Google Cloud Platform
05-Building Resilient Streaming Systems on Google Cloud Platform

FYI

  1. There’s no shortcut! I’m not a genius in any way. I just keep trying again and again (I actually had a dream to become a designer!)
  2. Don’t underestimate your brain. I’m 39 years old and it’s still function.
  3. English is a door to knowledge. I’m not a native speaker but I keep practicing every day so don’t give up especially if you were born with the English language.
  4. I just learn Machine Learning start from JAN (along with running startup) so even they recommend experienced 3 or more years in Data Engineer field, I would say self-learner and inexperienced like me still can nailed it! So you will!
  5. The questions is more like Practice Exam but 3x harder + 4x complexity. no coding, no labs just multiple choices to click through.

Fun facts

There’s only Professional Data Engineer 10 in Thailand which is seem to not accurate. At least 2 of my known friends didn’t list there.

https://googlecloudcertified.credential.net/?order=updated_at%20DESC&groups=69661&location=Bangkok,%20Thailand&lat=13.7563309&lng=100.5017651

Recap

The exam just get updated so other blog I read is somehow outdated already I would recommend this one for your preparation.

Good luck!

Noob Learning

It’s good to be noob so we can learn and have fun ;)

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Noob Learning

It’s good to be noob so we can learn and have fun ;)

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