Creating a Cloud SQL Instance in Google Cloud

1.25 hours
  • 1 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

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.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

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.

Additional Resources

You are interested in learning more about the relational database offerings in GCP to help with your team's needs so you have taken a look at Cloud SQL. You want to see how simple and easy it is to create and also use the MySQL 5.7 engine you have been hearing so much about.

In this hands-on lab, you will create and configure your first Cloud SQL instance within the GCP Console.

Note: The Machine type and storage options have changed. Refer to the lab guide or objectives for the required settings.

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