How about running GKE (Google Kubernetes Engine) on your own data center. Why would anyone do that while everyone else is moving to the cloud. Well, Google is creating a stepping stone to move enterprises to the cloud. What a better way than to build a bridge that will shorten the gap. GKE On-Prem service will include access to all GKE cloud features, including the ability to register, manage clusters and monitoring via a service called Stackdriver. GKE On-Prem will include a direct line to the GCP Marketplace, which has support for Kubernetes-based applications.
This is what happens when AI takes over billing issues. The element of leniency, fairness and humanity goes out the window. Such is the case when servers were automatically shut down by Google Cloud due to a billing issue. Services were shut down because of a credit card problem. The email sent by Google to the company even threatened to delete the project if the billing issue is not resolved in three days. Read article.
Gitlab is moving from Microsoft Azure to Google Cloud Platform mainly due to its integration with Google Kubernetes Engine. Gitlab believes Kubernetes is the future and makes their platform to massively scale as it grows. The move is scheduled on July 28. Gitlab plans to use their Geo product for the migration of Gitlab.com. For more, read the article.