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Google Kubernetes Engine

Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) is a managed, production-ready environment for running containerized applications.



Max Pods per NodeThe maximum number of pods that can run on a node.110
Free Control PlaneIs the control plane free? Some providers might charge for the control plane.Yes
Control Plane SLAWhat's the SLA for the managed control plane.99.9%
Cloud Load BalancerDoes it support a fully-managed cloud load balancer?Yes
Cluster AutoscalingDoes it support autoscaling of cluster node pools?Yes
Private ClusterCan the API Server be hidden behind a private network?Yes
Supports TerraformCan Terraform be used to provision the cluster?Yes

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