Google Cloud VPC peering

By creating a virtual private cloud (VPC), you can connect your Google Cloud resources and DataStax Astra DB databases. VPC peering allows you to communicate across the VPCs.

For more about VPC peering on Astra DB databases hosted on Google Cloud, see VPC Network Peering overview.

VPC peering is available on only Classic C- and D-tier Astra DB databases.


  • Create a VPC in your Google Cloud account.

  • Create your Astra DB database.


The procedure is a two-step process using the Astra DB Console and the Google Cloud Console.

Astra DB

  1. From your database Overview, select Add Peering Connection.

  2. In Add Peering Connection, enter the Google Cloud project name in the Project ID.

  3. Enter the VPC Network Name from the list of VPCs in the VPC dashboard of your Google Cloud account. For example, default.

  4. Select Initiate.

Google Cloud Console

  1. Open your Google Cloud project.

  2. In the left sidebar, navigate to VPC Network.

  3. Open VPC network peering.

  4. Select Create Connection and then Continue.

  5. On the Create peering connection dialog, enter:

    • A name for the connection you’re creating

    • Your VPN network You may select default from the list.

    • Under Peered VPC Network, enable In another project and enter:

    • Astra DB Project ID: Found on your database page in Network Peering. For example, esmrahul3x7as3xbcj2grtexarskq.

    • VPC network name: Found on your database page in Network Peering. For example, dse-4240ebe6-72e1-4ea1-ac25-cc728d9fa9ff.

  6. Select Initiate Peering.