Google Cloud Bigtable Python Samples
This directory contains samples for Google Cloud Bigtable. Google Cloud Bigtable is Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.
This sample requires you to have authentication setup. Refer to the Authentication Getting Started Guide for instructions on setting up credentials for applications.
Clone python-docs-samples and change directory to the sample directory you want to use.
$ git clone https://github.com/GoogleCloudPlatform/python-docs-samples.git
Create a virtualenv. Samples are compatible with Python 2.7 and 3.4+.
$ virtualenv env $ source env/bin/activate
Install the dependencies needed to run the samples.
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
To run this sample:
$ python main.py usage: main.py [-h] [--table TABLE] project_id instance_id Demonstrates how to connect to Cloud Bigtable and run some basic operations. Prerequisites: - Create a Cloud Bigtable cluster. https://cloud.google.com/bigtable/docs/creating-cluster - Set your Google Application Default Credentials. https://developers.google.com/identity/protocols/application-default- credentials positional arguments: project_id Your Cloud Platform project ID. instance_id ID of the Cloud Bigtable instance to connect to. optional arguments: -h, --help show this help message and exit --table TABLE Table to create and destroy. (default: Hello-Bigtable)