You will initialize gcloud with credentials, which may be your personal account directly or an IAM user.
(You can use gcloud config configurations list if you need to see what config is active.)
Download and install kubectl. This is the CLI for interacting with a running kubernetes API. In our case, gcloud will set up the kubernetes API for us, but when we want to tell kubernetes to do something directly we will need this tool.
. Helm is a CLI for finding and deploying “helm charts”, which are packages of configuration for different kubernetes resources. In order to use a specific helm chart that has already been made by a third party, you need to add their helm repo. In our case we want to use the helm chart made by the Dask folks, so that means you need to run helm repo add https://helm.dask.org and then helm repo update to get local access to it.
Upgrade the helm chart with your config.yml (see my example below), which most importantly sets your worker pods to use an image that has ー or otherwise installs ー prefect in it. You can see what else can be edited in on the