# Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) is a managed, production-ready environment for deploying containerized applications.
In order to use GKE through the CLI you will need the
# Start a Cluster
To start a cluster:
> gcloud containers create myCluster
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.