Recommendations for GKE (GCP)

Altinity.Cloud Anywhere recommendations for GKE (GCP)

20 March 2023 · Read time 1 min

Machine Types

NOTE: Depending on machine types & number of instances you plan to use, you may need to request GCE quota increase.

From the table, filter on the Quota (example: persistent Disk SSD) and Dimensions (example: specify the region name us-west1) columns, select EDIT QUOTAS then change the Limit value (example: change 500 GB to 600 GB).

Property name filter example

  • Persistent Disk SSD (GB)
  • N2 CPUs
  • us-west1

Altinity recommends setting up each node pool except the default one in at least 3 zones.

If you plan on sharing Kubernetes cluster with other workloads, it’s recommended you label Kubernetes Nodes intended for Altinity.Cloud Anywhere with & taint with dedicated=anywhere:NoSchedule.

for Zookeeper and infrastructure nodes

  • e2-standard-2

for ClickHouse nodes

It’s recommended to taint node pools below with dedicated=clickhouse:NoSchedule (in addition to

  • n2d-standard-2
  • n2d-standard-4
  • n2d-standard-8
  • n2d-standard-16
  • n2d-standard-32

If GCP is out of n2d-standard-* instances in the region of your choice, we recommend substituting them with n2-standard-*.

Storage Classes

  • standard-rwo
  • premium-rwo

GKE comes pre-configured with both.

Last modified 2023.05.11: Added Google GKE Installation instructions