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Container-Optimized OS: Qwik Start

Container-Optimized OS: Qwik Start

30 minutes 1 Credit

GSP144

Google Cloud Self-Paced Labs

Overview

Container-Optimized OS is an operating system image for your Compute Engine VMs that is optimized for running Docker containers, and is Google's recommended OS for running containers on Google Cloud Platform. In this lab you will create a Container-Optimized instance using the Cloud Console and the CLI.

Since it comes with all container-related dependencies preinstalled, Container-Optimized OS allows your cluster to quickly scale up or down in response to traffic or workload changes, optimizing your spend and improving your reliability.

Container-Optimized OS powers many GCP services such as Kubernetes Engine and Cloud SQL, making it Google's go-to solution for container workloads.

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Creating an instance using the console

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Creating an instance using CLI

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Create firewall rules to allow HTTP traffic from the internet

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