This guide describes how to set up a Google Cloud project to start using
Vertex AI. It also describes how to setup the
gcloud command-line tool in your
local development environment. You can use the
gcloud tool to perform
custom training and interact with
- Sign in to your Google Cloud account. If you're new to Google Cloud, 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.
Make sure that billing is enabled for your Cloud project. Learn how to confirm that billing is enabled for your project.
- Enable the Vertex AI API.
- Install and initialize the Cloud SDK.
Update and install
gcloud components update &&
gcloud components install beta
Read an overview of Vertex AI.
Walk through one of the tutorials for using Vertex AI.
Learn how to install the Vertex AI client libraries, which provides another way to interact with Vertex AI.