Solution Challenge Workshop: Google Cloud Platform

WMU Bernhard Center, 119, 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, 49008

Come join us in an introductory workshop on Google Cloud!

Feb 17, 2023, 11:15 PM – Feb 18, 2023, 1:00 AM



Key Themes

Google CloudSolution Challenge

About this event

Welcome fellow WMU students!

The Cloud industry is growing rapidly, and most companies are going into the Cloud. Curious about Cloud technology? Not sure what kind of services Google Cloud provides? Come join us for an introductory workshop on the Google Cloud Platform where we will cover topics about Google Cloud.

Topic covered

Google Cloud Fundamental Core infrastructure 

  • Identify the purpose and value of Google Cloud products and services. 
  • Interact with Google Cloud services. 
  • Choose among and use application deployment environments on Google Cloud: App Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, and Compute Engine. 
  • Choose among and use Google Cloud's storage options: Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Bigtable, and Firestore. 


Lukas Karlsson

Cloud Architect and Developer Advocate

Founder of Alienwebshop

Co-founded GDG Cloud Boston Meetup


Lukas Karlsson is a cloud architect and developer advocate with 20+ years of experience working in large-scale, heterogeneous computing environments across multiple industries including manufacturing, finance, internet services, and scientific research. Currently, Lukas supports genomics research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he designs complex cloud solutions and helps developers build research applications in the public cloud. As the founder of Alienwebshop, Lukas has been providing web hosting and consulting services since 1999. He also co-founded the GDG Cloud Boston Meetup and is excited to continue growing the group with his co-organizers and to connect with more GCP users in the Boston area. Lukas is an avid fan of graffiti and street art and posts photos of his travels on Instagram. 

Please arrive at 6.30 pm to get set up -> failure to do so may result in not being able to work through the session properly. 

Attendees get a 1 month free subscription to cloudskillsboost (worth $30)!

Hope to see you there!



February 17 – 18, 2023
11:15 PM – 1:00 AM UTC


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    GDSC Lead

  • Aylin Aytemiz

    Community Communications Director

  • Cody Thornell

    Finance Director

  • Nzubechukwu Raphael Nnamani

    Communications and Internal Affairs Director

  • Georgia Hill

    Marketing Director

  • Afzal Arshad Habibullah

    Event Operations Director

  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

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