By David Aronchick, Product Manager
Today we started to make Kubernetes 1.6 available to Google Container Engine customers. This release emphasizes significant scale improvements and additional scheduling and security options, making the running of a Kubernetes clusters on Container Engine easier than ever before.
There were over 5,000 commits in Kubernetes 1.6 with dozens of major updates that are now available to Container Engine customers. Here are just a few highlights from this release:
Over the past year, Kubernetes adoption has accelerated and we could not be more proud to host so many mission critical applications on the platform for our customers. Some recent highlights include:
“While Kubernetes did nudge us in the direction of GCP, we’re more cloud agnostic than ever because Kubernetes can live anywhere.” — Bas Moeys, Co-founder and Head of Technology at Poki
To help shape the future of Kubernetes — the core technology Container Engine is built on — join the open Kubernetes community and participate via the kubernetes-users-mailing list or chat with us on the kubernetes-users Slack channel.