How to Sell on GCP Marketplace?


Google Cloud Platform or GCP is nothing but the portfolio of the cloud computing solutions that is built over the Google App Engine structure and its main function is to host web apps from the Google’s data centers. When the Google App Engine was launched in the year 2008, GCP marketplace has built in the leading cloud computing platforms out there, and gives a strong competition to Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services when it comes to the market share. With this, even today Google holds down on its platform and makes investments in the GCP and make it a bit competitive with public cloud providers, this makes it highly attractive to the big customers. 

What is GCP All About?

The cloud marketplace offers customers with an access to the software apps and solutions, which are generally built on and integrate with the cloud provider’s deals and offerings. The marketplace generally offers the customers with the native cloud apps as well as approved apps made by the 3rd party developers. The apps from 3rd party developers will not just help this cloud provider to fill the gaps in their portfolio & meet various requirement of the big customers, however they will also offer their customer simplicity and peace of mind of using the right service and knowing all the purchases from their vendor’s marketplace may integrate with one another rightly and effectively in a they want. 

Making Use of the Right Software Deal 

It is easy to choose and deploy the right software packages from this Cloud Marketplace. You will find many different choices in the Cloud marketplace, and in a few cases, it offers you some kind of variations and solution that you will not find anywhere; for instance, the Cloud Marketplace has got several packages for the WordPress that will be of great help to the consumers. In order, to ensure the right solution that meets your requirements, every solution has got the details web page that will describe VM type, OS, costs, and much more that will help you choose the right package that suits you.

You need to look for the package, and choose one that goes your business requirements and is also affordable to you. Whenever you plan launch this deployment, you may either use its default configuration or you can think of customizing this configuration and use virtual CPUs and storage resources. There are a few packages that will allow you specify the number of the VM instances and use in the cluster. It is on you what you would like to select and make the right choice.

Can Upload your Photos 

You can refer to verification guidelines in Google Cloud Marketplace repository and ensure your container photos pass these automated tests for various applications on the GCP Marketplace. When the container photos pass these verification tests, you need to ensure images for the version gets tagged with its release track & version numbers, it is as per the given guidelines to organize the releases and it will have a better impact.

Lastly, make sure to build your photos and also push them to the Container Registry repository that you have made while setting up the environment. Suppose you’re planning to develop by using the continuous integration pipeline, then you will have to upload these images as a final step, when all other tests are cleared at your end.

Final Words 

Google Cloud Platform or GCP is the public cloud provider, and Google has started giving more focus and attention on the hybrid & multi-cloud workloads by using Anthos, this allows the users to manage their workloads even on GCP & Google Kubernetes Engine. 

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