What is Service Usage?

Service Usage is an infrastructure service of Google Cloud that lets you list and manage other APIs and services in your Cloud projects. You can list and manage Google Cloud services and their APIs, as well as services created using Cloud Endpoints.

Why use Service Usage?

You can use Service Usage to perform the following tasks in your Cloud projects:

Before you can use most Google Cloud services, you must first enable them in a Cloud project. For more information, see the following resources:

  • To learn how to list available and enabled services in your Cloud projects, see [Listing Services]. You can learn how
  • To learn how to enable and disable services, see [Enabling and Disabling Services].
  • To learn how to list and manage quota limits on services, see [Managing Service Quota].

You can use Service Usage via Cloud Console, from the gcloud command-line tool, or programmatically using the Service Usage API from one of the Google API Client Libraries.

Next steps

  • To find out how to perform common Service Usage tasks, read our how-to guides.
  • To learn more about Service Usage, read our concept guides.