A GCP account is needed to create and manage cluster on GCP. The following criteria must be met:
- An account on GCP.
- A Stakater user (ask Stakater team for the email to use for this user) with admin privileges on a separate project (Recommended). See the required permissions for GCP if you do not want to grant admin privilege.
- Resource limits must be applied on the account and the following resources must be allowed to be created.
|Virtual Machines||Varies. The limit should be 12 initially. (Initial deployment is 3 control plane + 3 infra + 3 worker)|
|Regional vCPUs||The limit should be A x B x 2 , where A = no. of VMS (worker + infra + control plane), B = vCPUs per VM)|
|In-use global IP addresses||4|
|Persistent Disk SSD (GB)||896|
|Machine Specifications||9 machines of 8x32x120G|
|Region||Region will be identified by the customer|
Node autoscaling is available on GCP. You can configure the autoscaler option to automatically scale the number of machines in a cluster.