How to create a bucket – Google Cloud Storage

Buckets are the basic containers that hold your data in Cloud Storage.

To create a bucket:

  1. Open the Cloud Storage browser in the Google Cloud Platform Console.
  2. Click Create bucket to open the bucket creation form.

    Create Bucket image

  3. Enter your bucket information and click Continue to complete each step:
    • Enter a unique Name for your bucket.
      • Do not include sensitive information in the bucket name, because the bucket namespace is global and publicly visible.
    • Choose Regional for Storage class and us-east1 (South Carolina) for Location.
    • Choose Set object-level and bucket-level permissions for Access control model.
  4. Click Create.

That’s it — you’ve just created a Cloud Storage bucket!