How to use Kubernetes on GCP

Kubernetes, aka, K8s is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and managing containerized applications. It handles the work of scheduling containers onto a compute cluster and manages the workloads to ensure they run as the user intends.

What will you learn:-

1. What is Kubernetes

2. Kubernetes Architecture

It has two major components:-

i. Master Node – The master node receives input from the CLI or UI as it is the entry point for all the administrative tasks. It has the following four components:-

ii. Worker Node – Worker nodes contain all the necessary services to manage the networking between the containers, communicate with the master node, and assign resources to the scheduled containers.It’s three major components are:-

Kubernetes supports several container runtimes: DockercontainerdCRI-O, and any implementation of the Kubernetes CRI (Container Runtime Interface).

3. Using Kubernetes on GCP

GCP provides a managed and secured Kubernetes service called GKE (Google Kubernetes Engine) to create and maintain k8s clusters. GKE is GCP’s enterprise-grade platform to deploy containerized applications and services on kubernetes clusters.

4. Key Features of GKE:

Check out all the features provided by GKE here.

5. Cluster Creation on GKE:

Follow the steps below to create a cluster using GKE console:

In the Cluster basics section, complete the following:

From the navigation pane, under Node Pools, click default-pool.

From the navigation pane, under Node Pools, click default-pool.


Subscribe to our blog and get our latest in your inbox.


See More Blogs

Contact us

There’s more to Tech than you have experienced!

Get in touch with us to know the possibilities. We’re happy to describe and design custom Tech solutions after understanding your business goals and needs.

Call us at :

Your benefits:
What happens next?

Schedule a Call at Your Convenience


Discovery and Consulting Meeting


Project Plan & proposal preparation

Schedule a Free Consultation