Create a virtual machine with gcloud
Getting Started with Cloud Shell and gcloud
Cloud Shell provides you with command-line access to computing resources hosted on Google Cloud. Cloud Shell is a Debian-based virtual machine with a persistent 5-GB home directory, which makes it easy for you to manage your Google Cloud projects and resources. The
gcloud command-line tool and other utilities you need are pre-installed in Cloud Shell, which allows you to get up and running quickly.
In this hands-on lab, you learn how to connect to computing resources hosted on Google Cloud via Cloud Shell with the
You are encouraged to type the commands themselves, which reinforces the core concepts. Many labs will 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
- Practice using
- Connect to compute services hosted on Google Cloud.
Familiarity with standard Linux text editors such as
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