Google Cloud Platform

The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a Cloud service created and provided by Google. It provides:

  • Infrastructure as a Service
  • Platform as a Service

The GCP is part of the Google Cloud which comprises the Gsuite, Chrome OS and the enterprise mapping services.

It is available in 17 Regions and 52 Zones, in the Google cloud a Region is independent and contains Zones, ex:

Region: Australia-Southeast1

Where is it: Sydney, Australia

Number of Zones: 3

  1. Australia-southeast1-a
  2. Australia-southeast1-b
  3. Australia-southeast1-c