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Set Up Network and HTTP Load Balancers

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  • Set Up Network & HTTP Load Balancers, GCP Essentials
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Set Up Network and HTTP Load Balancers

GSP007

Google Cloud Self-Paced Labs

Overview

In this hands-on lab, you'll learn the differences between a network load balancer and a HTTP load balancer, and how to set them up for your applications running on Google Compute Engine virtual machines.

There are several ways you can load balance in Google Cloud Platform. This lab takes you through the setup of the following load balancers.:

Students are encouranged to type the commands themselves, which helps in learning the core concepts. Many labs include a code block that contains the required commands. You can easily copy and paste the commands from the code block into the appropriate places during the lab.

What you'll do

  • Setup a network load balancer.

  • Setup a HTTP(s) load balancer.

  • Get hands-on experience learning the differences between network load balancers and HTTP load balancers.

Prerequisites

Familiarity with standard Linux text editors such as vim, emacs, or nano is helpful.

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Create a group of webservers

Run Step

/ 5

Create a L3 Network Load Balancer that points to the webservers

Run Step

/ 5

Create a L7 HTTP(S) Load Balancer

Run Step

/ 5

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