Creating a Cloud Data Fusion instance

This page explains how to create a Cloud Data Fusion instance.

Before you begin

Creating an instance

Console

If the API is enabled, the Cloud Data Fusion section in the Cloud Console shows an Instances page where you can manage your Cloud Data Fusion instances. When no instances exist, the page has a link to create an instance, along with some useful links to documentation and samples.

  1. Click Create Instance.

    OPEN THE CREATE INSTANCE PAGE

  2. Enter an Instance name.
  3. Enter a Description for your instance.
  4. Specify the Region in which to create the instance.
  5. Specify the Cloud Data Fusion Version you prefer.
  6. Select the Cloud Data Fusion Edition you prefer.
  7. Specify the Dataproc service account to use for running your Cloud Data Fusion pipeline in Dataproc. You must also authorize Cloud Data Fusion to grant the Service Account User and Data Fusion Runner roles to the Cloud Data Fusion service account.
  8. Specify any additional settings. If you do not specify anything for the additional settings, the following defaults are used:

    Category
    Setting
    Description
    Default
    Edition
    Developer, Basic or Enterprise
    Instance and pipeline features
    Basic
    Advanced Options
    Private IP
    Enable private IP addresses
    Create a Cloud Data Fusion instance that uses private IP addresses.
    Disabled
    Logging and Monitoring Enable Cloud Logging service
    Option to enable Cloud Logging
    Disabled

    Enable Cloud Monitoring service
    Option to enable Cloud Monitoring
    Disabled
    Labels
    <Key> <Value> pair(s)
    The resource labels for the instance to use to annotate any related underlying resources, such as Compute Engine VMs. Label keys and label values can only contain letters, numbers, dashes, and underscores. Label keys must start with a letter or number.
    None

  9. Click Create. It takes up to 30 minutes for the instance creation process to complete.

API

Create an instance:

To create a Cloud Data Fusion instance with the Cloud Data Fusion REST API, construct an instances.create API request, filling in the Instance resource with your configuration information.

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