Accessing the DataStax Astra API

Access and enable the DataStax Astra API from Google Cloud Platform.

You access and enable the DataStax Astra API from Google Cloud Platform. After authorizing the service, you can enable the DataStax Astra API and access the DataStax Cloud console, where you can create an Astra database.

For additional documentation, see the DataStax Astra API documentation.

Prerequisites

This procedure assumes the following requirements:
  • You are part of an Organization resource in Google Cloud Platform.
  • You have access to a project in Google Cloud Platform with permissions to authorize APIs and services.

Procedure

  1. Log in to Google Cloud Platform.
  2. Access the DataStax Astra API in Google Cloud Platform.
  3. Enable the DataStax Astra API service.
    • If this is your first time accessing the DataStax Astra API service, click Purchase Plan. Enter the required information to authorize the service and begin adding charges for any resources on the associated account.
    • If you previously authorized the service, click Enable.
  4. In the DataStax Astra API service, click Overview in the left navigation, if not already selected.
  5. Click Manage via DataStax to open the DataStax Cloud console.
    A window opens asking whether you want to share your project number and user ID. Click Confirm.

Results

The DataStax Cloud console opens in a new browser tab, and you are logged in automatically.
Note: If this is your first time accessing the DataStax Cloud console, you are prompted to verify your email address:
  1. Follow the instructions in the dialog that displays to link your Google Cloud Platform account.
  2. Open your email and click the verification link, which directs you to the DataStax Cloud console.
  3. Read through the DataStax Beta Program Terms, and click Accept to log in to the DataStax Cloud console.

What's next

You can now Create an Astra database from the DataStax Cloud console using DataStax Astra on Google Cloud.