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Have you ever wondered what it will cost to run a particular Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) cluster? How various configurations and feature choices will affect your costs? What the potential of autoscaling might be on your bill? If you’ve ever tried to  estimate this yourself, you know it can be a puzzle — especially if …

Do you know how to rightsize a workload in Kubernetes? If you’re not 100% sure, we have some great news for you! Today, we are launching a fully embedded, out-of-the-box experience to help you with that complex task. When you run your applications on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), you now get an end-to-end workflow that …

Kubernetes configuration automation remains challenging Companies of all sizes are leveraging Kubernetes to modernize how they build, deploy, and operate applications on their infrastructure. As these companies expand the numbers of development and production clusters they use, creating and enforcing consistent configurations and security policies across a growing environment becomes difficult. To address this challenge, …

Splunk and Google Cloud customers, this one’s for you: The first Hands-on-Lab of Splunk on Google Cloud is now live and ready for enrollees. If you haven’t tried it yet, Google Cloud Skills Boost provides hands-on educational experiences so you can learn what you need to know about operating in the cloud. Labs from Google …

Alongside the rise in popularity of cloud computing, there has also been an ongoing movement towards lighter and more flexible workloads. Yet, there is still a significant share of legacy applications in enterprises both large and small running in expensive and harder-to-maintain virtual machine (VM) environments. These workloads are often crucial to the enterprises’ wellbeing, …

Important changes to Kubectl authentication are coming in GKE v1.25 While Google created Kubernetes, the platform has become the de-facto standard for container orchestration thanks to a large open-source community. To ensure the separation between the open source version of Kubernetes and those versions that are customized by services providers like Google, the open source …

We launched GKE Autopilot last year and since then, we’ve been hard at work adding additional functionality to deliver a fully featured, fully managed Kubernetes platform. Today, we’re excited to introduce Anthos Service Mesh availability on GKE Autopilot Clusters. (Not familiar with GKE Autopilot or Anthos Service Mesh yet? Check out the Autopilot breakout session …

Every tech company and growing startup faces pressure to make efficient use of technical talent. Increasingly, this means determining if and how the cloud can help this talent focus on things like product development instead of IT overhead. These challenges are the starting place for our new whitepaper “The future of infrastructure will be containerized,” …

Sometimes, you need to run a piece of code for hours, days, or even weeks. Cloud Functions and Cloud Run are my default choices to run code. However, they both have limitations on how long a function or container can run. This rules out the idea of executing long-running code in a serverless way. Thanks …

If there’s one thing we learned talking to Kubernetes users, it’s that  optimizing for reliability, performance, and cost efficiency is hard — especially at scale. That is why, not long ago, we released GKE cost optimization insights in preview, a tab within the Google Cloud Console that helps you discover optimization opportunities at scale, across …