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Creating a Cloud SQL Instance in Google Cloud

Learning about the database offerings in GCP is a required skill for an architect, developer, and so on. In this hands-on lab, we will take a look at GCP's relational database offering, Cloud SQL.


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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 1h 15m
Clock icon Sep 18, 2020

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  1. Challenge

    Create a Cloud SQL Instance

    In the lab, the correct project is already selected, but in the real world, if you have multiple projects, you would want to choose the appropriate project before starting.

    1. From Google Cloud console's main navigation, choose SQL.
    2. Click Create an Instance, and then choose MySQL.
    3. Give your instance a name, and set the root password to acloudguru.
    4. Under Database Version, click the MySQL 5.7 engine for the instance.
    5. Use the Settings page, set your instance to be single-zone, with 10GB storage and select the shared core machine type.
    6. Under Labels, set Key to Name and Value to Test.
    7. Click Create.

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