Steps to set up and launch Cloud 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 Cloud Datalab VM instance. Make sure to select a unique name for the instance,
which must start with a lowercase letter followed by up to 63 lowercase
letters, numbers, or hyphens, and cannot end with a hyphen.
datalab create instance-name
- Open your browser to the Cloud Datalab home
page by clicking the Web preview button
and then selecting Change port→Port 8081.
The Cloud Datalab home page opens in your browser.