Adding spare capacity to GKE Autopilot with balloon pods

Autopilot is a new mode of operation for Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) where compute capacity is dynamically provisioned based on your pod’s requirements. Among other innovations, it essentially functions as a fully automatic cluster autoscaler. When you deploy a new pod in this environment, sometimes they’ll be existing spare capacity on the cluster and it… Continue reading Adding spare capacity to GKE Autopilot with balloon pods