Blogpost written for CoScale, a full stack monitoring platform.
Google Container Engine provides a managed Kubernetes platform to host your containers without the need of setting up your own Kubernetes cluster. Google provides the expertise of managing a Kubernetes cluster and supplies a load balanced master service for increased stability. Kubernetes has Services, Replication Controllers, managed mounts and auto scaling to keep your containers running and healthy. The Google Cloud Platform is also tightly coupled with other services from Google like Container Registry, Persistent Disk and Cloud Load Balancing.
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