Deploying to Google Cloud Run

Google Cloud Run is a fully manged compute platform that automatically scales. It is great alternative to run BentoService that requires more computing power. Cloud Run is serverless. It abstracts away infrastructure management, so you can focus on building service.


  1. Google cloud CLI tool

  1. Docker is installed and running on the machine.

Create Google cloud project

> glcoud components update

All components are up to date.
> gcloud projects create sentiment-gcloud-run

Create in progress for [].
Waiting for [operations/cp.7580966240072066179] to finish...done.
Enabling service [] on project [sentiment-gcloud-run]...
Operation "operations/acf.3d6ba408-4f5e-4859-923d-40a491b663a4" finished successfully.
> gcloud config set project sentiment-gcloud-run

Updated property [core/project]

Build and push docker image to GCP repository

> cd /Users/bozhaoyu/bentoml/repository/SentimentLRModel/20191216231343_AEA027
> gcloud builds submit --tag

Creating temporary tarball archive of 80 file(s) totalling 8.8 MiB before compression.
Uploading tarball of [.] to [gs://sentiment-gcloud-run_cloudbuild/source/1576610370.18-1acde23d92024652b4d6c72df4b6a8e9.tgz]
Created [].
Logs are available at [].
----------------------------- REMOTE BUILD OUTPUT ------------------------------
starting build "12df8469-1242-4662-a858-e5f6b8809184"

Fetching storage object: gs://sentiment-gcloud-run_cloudbuild/source/1576610370.18-1acde23d92024652b4d6c72df4b6a8e9.tgz#1576610373095149
Copying gs://sentiment-gcloud-run_cloudbuild/source/1576610370.18-1acde23d92024652b4d6c72df4b6a8e9.tgz#1576610373095149...
/ [1 files][  4.8 MiB/  4.8 MiB]
Operation completed over 1 objects/4.8 MiB.
Already have image (with digest):
Sending build context to Docker daemon   9.28MB
Step 1/12 : FROM continuumio/miniconda3:4.7.12
4.7.12: Pulling from continuumio/miniconda3
b8f262c62ec6: Pulling fs layer
0a43c0154f16: Pulling fs layer
3ee7190fd43a: Pushed
82142827bbb1: Pushed
latest: digest: sha256:eacca2a47d914da06c874f56efb84bb35ee08fb0c305850a4952f1bd1c7723cd size: 2225

ID                                    CREATE_TIME                DURATION  SOURCE                                                                                          IMAGES                                           STATUS
12df8469-1242-4662-a858-e5f6b8809184  2019-12-17T19:19:33+00:00  4M51S     gs://sentiment-gcloud-run_cloudbuild/source/1576610370.18-1acde23d92024652b4d6c72df4b6a8e9.tgz (+1 more)  SUCCESS

Deploy the image to Google Cloud Run

  1. Use your browser, go into the Google Cloud Console, select project sentiment-gcloud-run and navigate to the CloudRun page

  2. Click Create Service on the top of the navigation bar

  3. In the Create Cloud Run service page:

Select container image URL from the selection menu, choose allow Unauthenitcated invocations from the Authentication section

GCP project creation

Expand Show Optional Revision Settings and change COntainer Port from `8080` to `5000`

GCP project setting

After successful deployment, you can fin the service endpoint URL at top of the page.

GCP project endpoint

Validate Google cloud run deployment with sample data

Copy the service URL from the screen

> curl -X \
  POST "" \
  --header "Content-Type: application/json" \
  -d '["good movie", "bad food"]'

[4, 0]

Clean up deployed service on Google Cloud Run

  1. Navigate to the manage resources page in Google Cloud Console.

  2. In the project list, select the project you want to delete and click the delete icon

  3. In the dialog, type the projectID sentiment-gcloud-run and then click Shut down to delete the project.