gcloud. Almost all the tasks/examples on this site can be done in Cloud Shell, so you don't need to install any CLIs!
e2-small(0.5 vCPU, 2GB of memory) machine type with a larger
e2-medium(1 vCPU, 4GB of memory) machine type.
nano. It also has a built-in web-based text editor. You can open the web-based editor by clicking Open Editor.
gcloudcommand. If you primarily operate within a single zone or region, set the default