Three-Project Series

Cross-Cloud Access to a SaaS Application you own this product

experience with a cloud provider (AWS, GCP, Azure) • experience with Linux and shell scripting • basic Python
skills learned
provide cross-cloud access to applications running multiple cloud environments • set up a multi-cloud Kubernetes cluster • monitor multi-cloud architectures • create a multi-cloud CI/CD pipeline • create a multi-cloud data lake
Sambasiva Andaluri
3 weeks · 6-8 hours per week average · BEGINNER

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Most cloud-based software runs on one of three major platforms: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud. In this series of liveProjects, you’ll master the skills you need to provide access to a piece of software from multiple cloud providers. Each project is focused on a different architectural technique so you can choose the skills most relevant to your career development.

These projects are designed for learning purposes and are not complete, production-ready applications or solutions.

here's what's included

Project 1 Deploy to Amazon Web Services
In this liveProject, you’ll set up a staging environment that duplicates a production SaaS platform that has been running on AWS. Your challenges will include creating an Amazon EKS Cluster using Terraform, and setting up a continuous delivery pipeline using GitOps and Route53. You’ll build your understanding of the role of a provider and tenant for a SaaS, and see how that affects its technical architecture.
Project 2 Access with Google Cloud
In this liveProject, you’ll build a system that will allow native GCP and AWS customers to authenticate and authorize users via a single entry point. You’ll update the security for an existing cloud SaaS application to the BeyondCorp security platform of Google Cloud, and add a security layer to an AWS application using Identity Aware Proxy.
Project 3 Connect Google and Amazon
In this liveProject, you’ll establish a VPN tunnel between Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services to securely connect backend resources between the two cloud platforms. You’ll use Google DeploymentManager and Terraform to create a VM instance in Google Cloud Platform, then create a VPN connection using Google Cloud Router to connect to AWS.

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project author

Sambasiva Andaluri

Sambasiva Andaluri is an experienced software developer/architect. He started his career as a Fortran IV programmer and over the past 30 years developed several software products for various companies in India, the UK, Germany, and the US. Currently, he works for IBM as a Principal HPC Architect.


This liveProject is for solutions architects and developers with basic knowledge of the cloud. To begin this liveProject you will need to be familiar with the following:

  • Basic knowledge of AWS
  • Building a CI/CD pipeline
  • Deploying a SaaS application on Kubernetes


You choose the schedule and decide how much time to invest as you build your project.
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