Starting Cloud Datalab on a Chromebook

Steps to set up and launch Cloud Datalab from Cloud Shell

  1. Start a Cloud Shell session from a Google Cloud Platform project.
  2. 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
    
  3. Open your browser to the Cloud Datalab home page by clicking the Web preview button web-preview-button, and then selecting Change port→Port 8081.

    The Cloud Datalab home page opens in your browser.

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