Pricing

You need a billing account to use Google Distributed Cloud Edge. For more information about billing, see Billing questions.

You can find pricing and SKUs for Distributed Cloud Edge in Google Cloud SKUs.

If you use Cloud VPN, Google Cloud's operations suite, or any other Google Cloud product or feature in conjunction with Distributed Cloud Edge, it is billed separately to your Google Cloud project.

Billing for logs and metrics

Distributed Cloud Edge logs various types of information about its operation, such as Distributed Cloud Edge system activities and the workloads that you run on your Distributed Cloud Edge clusters.

The following table describes the pricing for collecting various logs and metrics on Distributed Cloud Edge.

Log type Billing Description
System metrics Free Metrics for Distributed Cloud Edge system activities.
System logs Free for specific namespaces

System logs collected from the following namespaces are free:

  • anthos-identity-service
  • cert-manager
  • gke-system
  • kube-system

System logs collected from the following namespaces are billable according to Cloud Logging pricing:

  • gke-managed-metrics-server
  • metallb-system
  • nf-operator
  • sriov-fec-system
  • sriov-network-operator
  • vm-system
Application metrics Billable Billable according to Cloud Logging pricing.
Application logs Billable Billable according to Cloud Logging pricing.
Audit logs Free Cloud Audit Logs collected for Distributed Cloud Edge operations.