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Logging In to GCP and Creating Your First VM

Your team has been using other cloud service providers, and now they want to test Google Cloud Platform for their VMs. Your job is to review the platform and launch a VM to see if it is as easy as the account executives at Google Cloud Platform make it sound. In the end, you will have launched and tested a VM to report back to your team on the basic functionality of using the platform.


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Clock icon Jan 27, 2023

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  1. Challenge

    Log In to GCP and Create a VM

    Complete the following tasks:

    1. Log in to GCP with the provided credentials.
    2. Create your first virtual machine.

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