Before You Begin
Sign in to your Google Account.
If you don't already have one, sign up for a new account.
In the Cloud Console, on the project selector page, select or create a Cloud project.
Make sure that billing is enabled for your Google Cloud project. Learn how to confirm billing is enabled for your project.
- Enable the Google Compute Engine and Cloud Source Repositories APIs.
Launch Datalab from Cloud Shell
- Start a Cloud Shell session from a Google Cloud Platform project.
- In the Cloud Shell session window, run the following command to create
a Datalab VM instance. Make sure to select a unique name for the instance,
which must start with a lowercase letter followed by up to 62 lowercase
letters, numbers, or hyphens, and cannot end with a hyphen.
datalab create instance-name
- Open your browser to the Datalab home
page by clicking the Web preview button
and then selecting Change port→Port 8081.
The Datalab home page opens in your browser.