In this article we will be learning how to deploy a Virtual Machine instance on Google Cloud Platform.
First you should
Signup for a google account and you will be provided $300 credit for 90 days.
Compute Engine and from the apperaing menu click on
Then, Enable the
Compute Engine API by clicking on the button
You can choose the Region, Machine Configuration and other configurations in the next page. You will be able to choose OS, implement firewall rules,additional disk etc... You can hover over the
? for more information on each section
As you can observe in the below picture, the VM has been created and is powered on
By clicking on the
SSH button, a browser based terminal will open and you can use your VM.
You will be prompted by a window, Click on
Connect and Voila!