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Google Cloud Shell
Initial release2016
Written inC, Java, C++, Python, Go, Ruby
Operating systemDebian Linux
Websitehttps://ssh.cloud.google.com/cloudshell/

Google Cloud Shell is an online bash shell based on Debian.[1][2][3] The free tier (included with all Gmail accounts) includes 8 gigabytes of random-access memory and a persistent 5 gigabyte home directory. Except for the home and root directories, the Cloud Shell environment is volatile[clarification needed].

Google Cloud Shell supports OpenSSH for secure remote access and integrates seamlessly with the Google Cloud Command-Line Interface (CLI) for managing cloud resources. Additionally, it features a code editor based on Eclipse Theia, making it a versatile tool for developers and system administrators.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Cloud Shell - Browser Based Command Line | Cloud Shell - Browser Based Command Line". Google Cloud. Retrieved 2019-09-17.
  2. ^ Dinesh, Sandeep (2018-06-26). "No localhost? No problem! Using Google Cloud Shell as my full time development environment". Medium. Retrieved 2019-09-17.
  3. ^ "Exploring the Google Cloud Platform: Utilizing Cloud Shell". Jungle Disk Blog. 2019-05-02. Retrieved 2019-09-17.
  4. ^ "Theia 1.0 - Finally a Good Browser IDE". DEV Community. 2020-03-31. Retrieved 2023-10-02.