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Kubernetes on Google Cloud Platform - Part 2 Into the cluster in GCP! Create our first pod

Now that our cluster is up and running (please see part 1 to see up your K8s cluster), let's take a look inside!

Once we click on the cluster, we see some well-written information right away about our cluster, the size, nodes, networking, and version. 

Scrolling down we can see information about our node pools. Size, version, name, and redundancy information.
Moving over to workloads, lets go ahead and spin up a containerized application.

Here we have a very simple Nginx application that will spin up as "mikes-nginx" and pull the latest version of Nginx from the Docker repo.

We can even take a look at the YAML by clicking "view YAML" to see the code for ourselves.

Now let's go ahead and click the blue "deploy" button. You should see something similar to what I see below.

As you can see above, we can see a ton of great information about our pod. The application its running, logs, labels, active pods, and managing our pods.
Let's scroll back up …