Create Compute Engine instance with the necessary API access
Ingest USGS data
Transform the data
Create bucket and Store data
Rent-a-VM to Process Earthquake Data
Using Google Cloud to set up a virtual machine to process earthquake data frees you from IT minutia to focus on your scientific goals. You can ingest and process data, then present the results in various formats. In this lab, you will ingest real-time earthquake data published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and create maps that look like the following:
In this lab you will spin up a virtual machine, access it remotely, and then manually create a pipeline to retrieve, process and publish the data.
What you will learn
In this lab, you will learn how to do the following:
- Create a Compute Engine instance with specific security permissions.
- SSH into the instance.
- Install the software package Git (for source code version control).
- Ingest data into the Compute Engine instance.
- Transform data on the Compute Engine instance.
- Store the transformed data on Cloud Storage.
- Publish Cloud Storage data to the web.
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