Setting up a multi-node Mesos cluster on Google Compute Engine (GCE)

Google Compute Engine (GCE) is Google's Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering, which allows users to run their computational workloads on virtual servers that are part of the same infrastructure that powers services, such as Gmail, YouTube, and Google's search engine.

Introduction to instance types

Machine types determine the virtualized hardware resources that are available to your instances, such as the amount of memory, virtual CPU, and the persistent disk limits an instance will have. A single virtual CPU maps to a single hardware hyper-thread on the host CPU that is running your instance.

Machine types are divided into different classes, and they are managed by the Google ...

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