With the recent release of Google Cloud Scheduler to beta, we’ve published a step-by-step tutorial on using Cloud Scheduler to schedule start/stop of GCE VM instances. Please take a look!
In parallel, we’re also looking into ways to make scheduling VM operations even easier.Meng-Ze Chen commented
I think you could set a stopwatch to terminate an instance. For example, when launch a vm instance, I can setup this vm's running time, say, 1 hour. After that 1 hour, the vm shutdown automatically.Meng-Ze Chen supported this idea ·