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Google Cloud management tools

All the tools you need to streamline your cloud, API, and application management tasks, complete with access to all Google APIs, including Google Cloud’s Billing API, and turnkey solutions from our cloud marketplace.

Find the tools to help you manage your Google Cloud projects

Category Products Features
Streamline management & workflows
Cloud Endpoints

Cloud Endpoints’ NGINX-based proxy and distributed architecture give unparalleled performance and scalability. Using an OpenAPI Specification or one of our API frameworks, Cloud Endpoints provides tools for every phase of API development and insights with Cloud Monitoring, Cloud Trace, and Cloud Logging.

  • Control who has access to your API

  • Lightning fast (less than 1 ms per call)

  • World-class monitoring

  • Choose your own framework

Google Cloud app

The Google Cloud app gives you a convenient way to discover, understand, receive alerts, and respond to production issues. Monitor and make changes to Google Cloud resources from your iOS and Android device. Manage Google Cloud resources such as projects, billing, App Engine apps, and Compute Engine VMs.

  • Incident management and alerts

  • Customizable dashboard

  • Diagnose and fix issues

Cost Management

Google Cloud cost management tools provide visibility, accountability, control, and intelligence so that you can scale your business in the cloud with confidence. Tailored to meet the needs of organizations of all sizes, these tools help reduce complexity and increase the predictability of your cloud costs.

  • Resource hierarchy and access controls

  • Reports, dashboards, budgets, and alerts

  • Recommendations for optimizing your costs and usage

Intelligent Management

Active Assist is Google Cloud's suite of tools that use data, intelligence, and machine learning to reduce cloud complexity and administrative toil. This suite makes it easy to optimize your cloud's performance, security, and cost with minimal time and labor.

  • Optimize performance, security, and cost with intelligent tools

  • Tools to optimize cloud performance and cost with minimal effort

Carbon Footprint

Carbon Footprint enables users to accurately measure the gross carbon emissions from electricity associated with the usage of Google Cloud Platform services. Monitor cloud emissions over time by project, product and region. Export your Carbon Footprint data to BigQuery for further data analysis or to include in emissions accounting.

  • Include cloud emissions in reports and disclosures

  • Visualize carbon insights via dashboards and charts

  • Reduce the emissions of cloud applications and infrastructure

Empower developers
Google Cloud Marketplace

Google Cloud Marketplace offers ready-to-go solutions that launch quickly to Google Cloud and other environments with Anthos. Enterprise procurement teams can buy and fulfill quickly so they can strategically partner with IT during development.

  • Explore, launch, and manage production-grade solutions in just a few clicks

  • Improve your solution procurement experience

Service Catalog

Service Catalog enables cloud admins to list their cloud solutions and share them with their organization. Control distribution, ensure internal compliance, and increase discoverability for solutions within an enterprise.

  • Advanced search and filters

  • Consolidated view in a single tool

  • Deployment guardrails and inventory control

Google Cloud

Manage and get insights into everything that powers your cloud application—including web applications, data analysis, virtual machines, datastore, databases, networking, and developer services. Google Cloud helps you deploy, scale, and diagnose production issues in a simple web-based interface.

  • Powerful web admin UI

  • Find and manage resources quickly and securely

  • Advanced data management, storage, and processing capabilities

Cloud Shell

Cloud Shell provides you with command-line access to cloud resources directly from your browser. Easily manage projects and resources without having to install the Cloud SDK or other tools on your system. With Cloud Shell, the Cloud SDK gcloud command and other utilities are always available, up to date, and fully authenticated.

  • Command-line access to cloud resources directly from a browser

  • 5 GB of persistent disk storage

  • Pre-installed command-line tools

Cloud APIs

Access Google Cloud products from your code. Cloud APIs provide similar functionality as Cloud SDK and Google Cloud and allow you to automate your workflows by using your favorite language. Use these Cloud APIs with REST calls or client libraries in popular programming languages.

  • Programmatic interfaces for Google Cloud services

  • Automate workflows using your favorite language

Config Connector

Config Connector is a Kubernetes add-on that allows you to manage Google Cloud resources through Kubernetes, reducing the complexity and cognitive load for developers. With Config Connector, your environments can leverage RBAC for access control, single source of configuration and desired state management, eventual consistency and reconciliation.

  • Eventual consistency and automatic reconciliation

  • RBAC for access control

  • Single source of configuration and desired state management

Terraform on Google Cloud

Terraform is an open source tool that lets you provision Google Cloud resources with declarative configuration files—resources such as virtual machines, containers, storage, and networking. Terraform's infrastructure-as-code (IaC) approach supports DevOps best practices for change management.

  • Supports DevOps best practices for change management

  • Collection of reference modules to help you get started

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