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Google Free Cloud Platform

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by jordanbc, May 18, 2017.

  1. jordanbc

    jordanbc Registered Member

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    So I don't know anything about a VPS but I do have a website with shared hosting that I like and don't want to move, but I want to start playing around with VPS. I looked up amazon's, but it scares me that I might get into the paid version before I know what I did wrong. So I signed up with google. They say they will let me know before I do anything that would cost me money.

    So bottom line, I have a brand new shiny Google Cloud Platform (free for ever version) f1-micro Micromachine type with 0.2 virtual CPU, 0.60 GB of memory, backed by a shared physical core. 0.2 0.60 4 (16 in Beta) 3 max total PD size (TB).

    I know that I can't install WordPress, so what can I do to try and learn the platform? Any other web apps that someone that doesn't know a ton about VPS can install to play around with?
     
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    You get 300$ free trial credit with google and you can install wordpress.

    https://console.cloud.google.com/la...-launchpad/wordpress?project=wordpress-168021

    Just deploy this and u will get a IP with wordpress installed, you can later create a DNS zone and point it to your domain:

    https://cloud.google.com/dns/quickstart

    You need to search for some tutorials tho, it's a little difficult to access ftp and you have to give some permissions with SSH.
    It's not that hard but you have to search a little for every problem you encounter, I actually moved my domain 2 days ago and it works amazing (took me like 4-5 hours!