The instances need to finish being created before the tutorial can proceed. To track the progress of this activity and others, click the Notifications button in the navigation bar in the upper-right corner of the console.
Note: After the instance is created, your billing account will start being charged according to the Compute Engine pricing. You will remove the instance later to avoid extra charges.
VM instances page
While the instance is being created, take your time to explore the VM instances page.
At the top is a control panel with controls for doing the following: