Google Kubernetes Engine
Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) is a managed, production-ready environment for running containerized applications.https://cloud.google.com/kubernetes-engine
|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|
Alternatives to Google Kubernetes Engine:
Azure Kubernetes Service
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) offers the quickest way to start developing and deploying cloud-native apps in Azure, datacenters, or at the edge with built-in code-to-cloud pipelines and guardrails.
Digital Ocean Kubernetes
Business-ready Kubernetes. Scale at a moment's notice with a 99.95% High Availability SLA, free control plane, and low-price bandwidth for CNCF Certified Kubernetes.
Elastic Kubernetes Service
Amazon EKS is a managed Kubernetes service to run Kubernetes in the AWS cloud and on-premises data centers.
Linode Kubernetes Engine
LKE is a fully-managed K8s container orchestration engine for deploying and managing containerized applications and workloads.
Scaleway Kubernetes Kapsule
Kapsule is a Scaleway's public cloud service, allowing to provision, install, and manage Kubernetes clusters, on demand.