Create a Google Kubernetes Engine Cluster

Let’s start by getting you set up with Google Cloud by creating an account and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) cluster and configuring your computer’s Docker and kubectl to work with the cloud services. GKE is GCP’s managed Kubernetes service, enabling you to create a Kubernetes cluster with a single-click. GKE clusters are managed by Google’s Site Reliability Engineers, who ensure that your cluster is available and up-to-date so that you can focus on your applications instead of Kubernetes.

Sign Up with Google Cloud

Open the GCP sign-up form[66] and log in to your existing Google account or make a new account. Follow the form instructions, filling in the form with your details until you’ve started your ...

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