Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating disk snapshots, part of Google Cloud Compute Engine Essential Training.
- A snapshot is a copy of a persistent disk…at a specific point in time.…As such, it's suitable for use as a backup…or as a disk image to generate additional disks.…Snapshots are considered global resources,…so they can be brought into play in any zone or region.…In this lesson I'll demonstrate how to create a snapshot…and then apply it to creating a new instance.…To begin the process of creating a snapshot,…go to your project console and then navigate to Compute,…Compute Engine, Snapshots.…
This screen, of course, will contain a list…of any snapshots you've created.…So we have none yet.…Let's go ahead and click New snapshot.…First, give your snapshot a name.…There's no need to reference the disk…the snapshot is based on or the time when it was created,…as both details will be displayed in the list of snapshots.…So I'll just make mine lynda-snapshot-1.…Skip over that Description and then select a disk.…
Now these are all the source disks that we have.…Let's go ahead and use lynda-instance-1,…which is the disk that was created with my first instance…
- Integrating with Google Cloud products
- Setting up the Google Cloud SDK
- Creating a Compute Engine instance
- Authenticating users
- Working with Python and Compute Engine
- Managing resources
- Implementing network load balancing
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Google Cloud Compute Engine
Getting underway6m 17s
2. Exploring Compute Engine
3. Integrating User Authentication
5. Working with Python and Compute Engine
6. Managing Resources with Compute Engine
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