Anthos clusters on bare metal (GKE on bare metal), a component of Google Distributed Cloud Virtual (GKE on Google Distributed Cloud), 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 VM Runtime on Google Distributed Cloud, which lets you run VMs on top of
Kubernetes in the same way that you run containers. With VM Runtime on Google Distributed Cloud, you can run
existing VM-based workloads as you also develop and run new container-based applications.