Before You Begin

  1. Sign in to your Google account.

    If you don't already have one, sign up for a new account.

  2. In the Cloud Platform Console, go to the Projects page and select or create a new project.

    Go to the Projects page

  3. Enable billing for your project.

    Enable billing

  4. Enable the Container Registry API.

    Enable the API

  5. Install and initialize the Cloud SDK.
  6. Install Docker. If you're using a Linux-based system such as Ubuntu or Debian (OS X users don't need to worry about this step) add your username to the `docker` group so that you can run Docker without using `sudo`: sudo usermod -a -G docker ${USER}

    Verify that you can run docker run busybox date before continuing. You may need to log out and back in after adding yourself to the docker group for it to take effect.