Google Cloud Provider Overview

The officially supported Nitric Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Provider.


The Google Cloud provider is supported by the Nitric SDKs and CLI by default. However, credentials for a Google Cloud account will be required when using the up command from the CLI.

Google CLI Installation

Installing the Google Cloud CLI assists with credentials setup. You can install it using these summarized instructions, for more options see the Google docs.


Download & install the latest CLI release.


curl -O


Download & install the latest CLI release.

Google Cloud Credentials

Authorize gcloud to access the Cloud Platform with Google user credentials:

gcloud auth application-default login

Create Billing Account

For Google Cloud to allow deployments, a billing account must be created and attached to the project you deploy to.