Google Cloud Platform Marketplace lets you quickly deploy functional software packages that run on Google Cloud Platform. Even if you are unfamiliar with services like Compute Engine or Cloud Storage, you can easily start up a familiar software package without having to manually configure the software, virtual machine instances, storage, or network settings. Deploy a software package now, and scale that deployment later when your applications require additional capacity. Google Cloud Platform updates the images for these software packages to fix critical issues and vulnerabilities, but doesn't update software that you have already deployed.
Deploying a software package
You can select and deploy software packages from the GCP Marketplace page of the GCP Console. GCP Marketplace offers many different solutions, and in some cases, offers a few variations of the same solution; for example, GCP Marketplace has multiple packages for WordPress. To ensure a solution meets your needs, each solution has a details page that describes the VM type, operating system, estimated costs, and more.
Search for a package and select one that meets your business needs. When you launch the deployment, you can use the default configuration or customize the configuration to use more virtual CPUs or storage resources. Some packages allow you to specify the number of virtual machine instances to use in a cluster.
For most software packages on GCP Marketplace, you can find support contacts on the package details page for each package under the Maintenance and Support section.
You can also get support from the broader community on Stack Overflow.
Feedback and suggestions
You can suggest new software packages or provide feedback on the existing offerings through the feedback link at the bottom of the GCP Marketplace page.