Install Quobyte on Google Cloud

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Fully automated through the Marketplace. From zero to a production-ready Quobyte cluster on Google Cloud with just a few clicks:

  1. Go to Quobyte on Google Cloud Marketplace and click on Launch.
  2. Configure the number of machines you want to use for Quobyte. We recommend a minimum of 3 machines for full fault tolerance. You can scale to 100s of machines depending on the performance you need.
  3. Next, configure the size of the persistent disks attached to each instance.
  4. Start the deployment process by clicking on the Deploy button at the bottom. You can follow the progress of your deployment:
  5. Once the deployment is complete you can log into the Quobyte webconsole for the next steps. Please note that it might take up to 60 seconds for the webconsole to be ready.

    Please copy the password. Then click on the link that takes you to the Quobyte webconsole and log in with the username admin and the password you copied.

  6. You'll be taken to the Quobyte dashboard. Click on the message indicating that devices need your attention. This will take you to the devices tab:
  7. On the devices tab, you'll see a list of unformatted devices. Please click on the link to format all drives:
  8. Quobyte will make a suggestion which drives to use for metadata and which ones for data. If you are happy with the configuration click "Start Task":
  9. Once the drives are formatted they'll show up as Empty Devices on the device tab:
  10. It's time to create a new volume. Go to the volumes tab and select "Create volume..." from the drop-down:
  11. The last step is to install a Quobyte client to access your fully fault-tolerant scalable Quobyte file system. First, you need to get your registry DNS name from the Quobyte webconsole. Click on the info icon in the bottom left corner and select "CLI and API". Copy the registry DNS name from the dialog:
  12. Run the following commands on a Linux machine to install the Quobyte client on as many hosts as you need:
    bash install add-client --registry-endpoints registryDnsName hostname
  13. Now you can log into the client machine and access all Quobyte volumes in /quobyte.

Don’t forget to Sign up for a free Quobyte account to get the license key for the Quobyte Free Edition, get support in the forum, and access the Quobyte documentation.