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Introduction

Google Kubernetes Engine, which has been available since August 2015 and is one of the most mature platforms on the market, has been extended to cover on-premises as well as cloud-based workloads.

Highlights

  • Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) is a production-ready solution that covers both cloud and on-premises (GKE On-Prem was announced in July 2018) as a fully managed service.

Features and Benefits

  • Discover how the fully managed cloud-based solution now extends to cover on-premises container deployments.
  • Learn why managing the nodes in a cluster requires specific capabilities in any management tool.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key benefits of adopting a fully managed container management solution?
  • What is Google's strategy on hybrid cloud and how is GKE positioned to redefine the term?

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  • Summary
  • Because containers are designed to be portable, the management must be equally portable

Appendix

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