In this blog entry I will briefly explain what projects are, and why do you need (and have) at least one in your own GCP (Google Cloud Platform) Console. To understand what projects are, let’s start with the GCP resource. Resources are the fundamental components of all GCP services. Your Compute Engine VM Instance is a resource, your Cloud Storage bucket is a resource, Your VPC Network is a resource. If you prefer the video, check out my YouTube screen-cast:
All those resources are organized, or in other words, parented, by projects. To learn more, continue reading this blog entry.
If You notice more and more ‘buzz’ about cloud, and you wish to learn what Google can offer in this area, there isn’t any better time to start than now. Especially if you can do it for free, right? But why do you want to jump into that rabbit hole? Well, it seems that “Cloud” isn’t just a fad, temporary fashion. It seems that Cloud – and Public Cloud Providers are here to stay for good. And GCP (Google Cloud Platform) has a nice offer to try it out for free. The offer available right now: free tier + $300 for people who meet the requirements of their promotion, check out the screen-cast: