Cloud Hero Prep Event 1

Philander Smith College
Wed, Nov 4, 2020, 6:00 PM (CST)

About this event

Join a community of like-minded developers and explore the latest Google Cloud technologies as a team.

Join us for our upcoming Cloud Hero Prep Event and get hands-on experience with Qwiklabs and SQL. In particular, this event is great for anyone planning on attending the Data and ML Cloud Hero Event on November 7th and 8th, so you can hit the ground running!

About this session, Cloud Hero Prep Event

In this session, we’ll be covering:

  • Tour of Qwiklabs (which will be used in the Cloud Hero event)
  • Introduction to SQL
  • Note: this session will be identical to the "Cloud Hero Prep Event 2" on November 5th. Feel free to pick whichever works best for your schedule!


  • Basic programming language experience could help, but not required.
  • You can use either Windows, mac-OS, or Linux.
  • The labs will run on all of the latest versions of popular browsers. For the best experience, make sure your laptop has Firefox or Chrome installed.
  • Your enthusiasm to become a Cloud Hero!


7:00 PM EST - Welcome and Introduction to Qwiklabs

What is Qwiklabs, and why do we want to use it? Hint: It gives you FREE access to learn Google Cloud Platform...

7:05 PM EST - Tour of Qwiklabs and Google Cloud Platform

Get hands-on with the Qwiklabs platform we'll be using this weekend for the Cloud Hero game.

7:35 PM EST - Introduction to SQL

Learn about the basics of Structured Query Language! This will help you start exploring data on your own!

7:55 PM EST - Wrap up & Discussion

Final comments to make sure you're ready for this weekend's Cloud Hero event!