There are many different options for Funded start-ps to get free credits from various cloud providers, but choosing a cloud provider for a Bootstrapped startup is a bit harder.
Some might have already a preference towards one cloud provider over another (based on their experience or other factors), but here I’m trying to compare them from a pure “free cloud provider credits for a bootstrapped startup” perspective,
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Recently Google has announced that Workspaces will be paid if you want to be able to use the email function of workspaces. So I was looking for some free alternatives and stumbled upon Zoho Mail. I will show you step-by-step how to set up Zoho Mail with your own domain.
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Everyone attending the Google Cloud OnBoard in Sydney.had got an opportunity to get the GCP Essentials badge by completing a QwikLabs quest for free. I don’t have much time during the day or evening when at home, so I’ve decided I’ll complete the GCP Essentials quest on my daily commute to work.
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I really enjoyed the Qwiklabs – GCP Essentials – Creating a Persistent Disk lab, but I think Qwiklabs could extend the lab a bit further by showing how the disk is persistent by blowing away a VM, starting a new one and reattaching the disk. So I decided to try it. You can follow the steps below to do just that.
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The “Hello Node Kubernetes” lab went up until the point where I was supposed to browse to UI. I was required to provide the Kubernetes Dashboard Token
The lab says to run the gcloud container clusters get-credentials command and then to start the proxy kubectl proxy –port 8081 after which you should be able to access the Kubernetes Dashboard UI at https://<YOUR_SPECIFIC_URL>.appspot.com/ui,
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After finishing the Qwiklabs – GCP Essentials – Creating a Virtual Machine lab I was going over the “Compute Engine Qwik Start – Windows” one and stumbled open a few misalignment between the lab and the actual environment.
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I was using Qwiklabs to learn a bit about Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and started the GCP Essential quest.
During the 1st lab (Creating a Virtual Machine) I got stuck on 10/15 points, despite the fact that I thought I’ve completed all the steps as required.
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