# Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

# Installation

Google Kubernetes Engine(opens new window) (GKE) is a managed, production-ready environment for deploying containerized applications.

In order to use GKE through the CLI you will need the gcloud installed.

# Start a Cluster

To start a cluster:

> gcloud containers create myCluster

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Now you have a working Kubernetes cluster running locally using GKE and have proper authentication using kubectl to connect to the cluster you can proceed to Kubernetic Installation guide.