Anthos clusters on bare metal, a component of Google Distributed Cloud Virtual (GDC Virtual), is software that
Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
to your on-premises data centers. With Anthos clusters on bare metal, you can create, manage, and
upgrade Kubernetes clusters on your own hardware in your own data center.
Anthos clusters on bare metal includes Anthos VM Runtime, which lets you run VMs on top of
Kubernetes in the same way that you run containers. With Anthos VM Runtime, you can run
existing VM-based workloads as you also develop and run new container-based applications.