Sign in to your Google Cloud account. If you're new to
create an account to evaluate how our products perform in
real-world scenarios. New customers also get $300 in free credits to
run, test, and deploy workloads.
In the Google Cloud Console, on the project selector page,
select or create a Google Cloud project.
Before you can run Dataproc jobs, you need to create a cluster
of virtual machines to run them on. To create a Dataproc cluster
in your project, fill in and execute the Google APIs Explorer Try this API
Specify the region
where your cluster will be located (accept or replace "us-central1"). Since you
are not specifying a zone within the region in this quickstart,
Dataproc Auto Zone placement
will pick a zone within the region where it will create the cluster.
Click EXECUTE. The first time you
run the API template, you may be asked to choose and sign into
your Google account, then authorize the Google APIs Explorer to access your
account. If the request is successful, the JSON response
shows that cluster creation is pending.
To confirm cluster creation, open the
page in the Cloud Console. After cluster provisioning completes,
the cluster's status will show as "Running".
To avoid incurring charges to your Google Cloud account for
the resources used in this page, follow these steps.