Designing robust systems on Compute Engine

Google Compute Engine

Understanding types of failures

Tips for designing robust systems

Use live migration

Distribute your instances

Use zone-specific internal DNS names

Create groups of instances

Use load balancing

Use startup and shutdown scripts

Back up your data

gcloud compute ssh example-instance
gcloud init
gsutil cp <file1> <file2> <file3> ...  gs://<your bucket>

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