Google offers us a very comprehensive SDK that can be used for operating Google Cloud Platform as well as installing software components related to cloud operations.
The first thing we need to do is install
There are installers for Windows but, in general, for Unix-based systems (Linux and Mac mainly), we have an interactive installer that can be executed from the command line and the unattended mode (for automatic provisioning).
The different options can be found at https://cloud.google.com/sdk/downloads.
In order to install it (in my case, on Mac), the first thing we need to do is run the following command:
curl https://sdk.cloud.google.com | bash
This will initiate the interactive installed in the online mode: we will be asked a number of questions during the installation process.
The first one is the installation directory. By default, this is the home of the user, but you can change it to the folder of your choice. Once you have selected the...