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Many of the pages on this doc site include videos that show you how to complete a task for Astra. If you’re just interested in videos, we’ve made it easy for you by collecting all of the videos on this single page (kind of like a playlist).
Videos for setting up Google Cloud
The following videos show how to complete set up requirements in Google Cloud before you can discover Kubernetes clusters running in GCP.
Your project needs permissions to access specific Google Cloud APIs. The following video shows how to enable the APIs from the Google Cloud console. Learn more about enabling APIs.
Create a service account
Astra uses a Google Cloud service account to facilitate Kubernetes application data management on your behalf. The following video shows how to create the service account from the Google Cloud console. Learn more about creating a service account.
Create a service account key
Astra uses a service account key to establish the identity of the service account that you just set up. The following video shows how to create the service account key from the Google Cloud console. Learn more about creating a service account key.
Videos for using Astra
The following videos show how to complete common tasks using Astra.
Manage compute from Astra
After you log in to Astra, your first step is to add Kubernetes compute. Learn more about managing compute.
Configure a protection policy
A protection policy protects an app by creating snapshots, backups, or both at a defined schedule. You can choose to create snapshots and backups hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly, and you can specify the number of copies to retain. Learn more about configuring protection policies.