Go on Google Cloud Platform

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Build, deploy, debug, and monitor highly scalable Go apps easily

  • Run compiled high-performance code in the cloud
  • Dynamically scale capacity up or down as according to traffic
  • Get custom virtual machines based on your needs
  • Create, deploy, and protect your APIs using Google’s infrastructure
  • Build container images directly from Go source
  • Scale containerized apps on Kubernetes
A Broad Set Of Idiomatic Go APIs & Libraries

Take advantage of popular libraries in Go to access Google Cloud Platform services

Install the client library
go get -u cloud.google.com/go/storage
Set up a Google Cloud Platform project
  1. Sign in to your Google Account.

    If you don't already have one, sign up for a new account.

  2. Set up a Cloud Console project.

    Set up a project

    Click to:

    • Create or select a project.
    • Enable the Cloud Storage API for that project.
    • Create a service account.
    • Download a private key as JSON.

    You can view and manage these resources at any time in the Cloud Console.

Write your code

// Sample storage-quickstart creates a Google Cloud Storage bucket.
package main

import (


func main() {
	ctx := context.Background()

	// Sets your Google Cloud Platform project ID.
	projectID := "YOUR_PROJECT_ID"

	// Creates a client.
	client, err := storage.NewClient(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		log.Fatalf("Failed to create client: %v", err)

	// Sets the name for the new bucket.
	bucketName := "my-new-bucket"

	// Creates a Bucket instance.
	bucket := client.Bucket(bucketName)

	// Creates the new bucket.
	ctx, cancel := context.WithTimeout(ctx, time.Second*10)
	defer cancel()
	if err := bucket.Create(ctx, projectID, nil); err != nil {
		log.Fatalf("Failed to create bucket: %v", err)

	fmt.Printf("Bucket %v created.\n", bucketName)
Go quickstarts
Find and Fix Production Issues

Google Cloud operations products provide powerful logging, monitoring, and reporting capabilities. It equips you with insights into the health, performance, and availability of cloud-powered applications, enabling you to find and fix issues production faster.

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