Google Cloud Platform is a cloud computing service by Google that offers hosting on the same supporting infrastructure that Google uses internally for end-user products like Google Search and YouTube. Cloud Platform provides developer products to build a range of programs from simple websites to complex applications.
How do I get a Google Cloud account?
- Sign in to your Google account. If you don’t already have one, sign up for a new account.
- If you sign up for a new account, fill your payment profile and payment method.
Google Console Platform
Google Cloud Storage allows world-wide storage and retrieval of any amount of data at any time. You can use Google Cloud Storage for a range of scenarios including serving website content, storing data for archival and disaster recovery, or distributing large data objects to users via direct download.
- Select or create a Cloud Platform Console project. Go to the Projects page.
- In the Compute Engine, go to the VM Instances page.
- Click the Create instance button.
- In the Boot disk section, click Change to begin configuring your boot disk.
- In the OS images tab, choose the Debian 8 image.
- Click Select.
- In the Firewall section, select Allow HTTP traffic.
- In the disk section, click create disk to begin configuring your additional disk.
- Click the Create button to create the instance.
Allow a short time for the instance to start up. Once ready, it will be listed on the VM Instances page with a green status icon and click the SSH button in the row of the instance to which you want to connect. You now have a terminal window for interacting with your Linux instance. Finally, your google cloud instance created successfully.