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Instant Google Compute Engine by Alexander Papaspyrou

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Top 5 features you need to know about

As you start to use GCE, you will realize that there is a wide variety of things that you can do with it. This section will teach you all about the most commonly performed tasks: managing a project, running a compute instance, setting up the network, handling persistent storage, and using zones.

Managing a project

The starting point for working with Google's Cloud infrastructure is the project console. From here, all your projects related to the Cloud services Google offers are managed. This does not only include GCE projects (these are the ones we will be discussing here), but also those using other or even multiple products, such as App Engine, Cloud Storage, or BigQuery.

Projects in the Google Cloud Console ...

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