Release Notes

This page documents production updates to Google Cloud Functions. We recommend that Google Cloud Functions developers periodically check this list for any new announcements.

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December 4, 2018

The environment variables feature is now at the General Availability release level:

November 6, 2018

The Google Cloud Functions Python runtime has been updated to version 3.7.1.

July 24, 2018

Cloud Functions is now at the General Availability release level and is recommended for production loads. This release includes:

  • Support for new runtimes: Node.js 8 and Python, in Beta.
  • The Cloud Functions gcloud commands are now at the General Availability release level. The beta label is no longer required (unless you are deploying a function written in Node.js 8 or Python, which are Beta features).

July 12, 2018

Launched the environment variables feature to open beta:

June 21, 2018

Added documentation describing how to connect to Cloud SQL:

June 20, 2018

Cloud Functions is now available in the following regions:

  • us-central1 (Iowa)
  • us-east1 (South Carolina)
  • europe-west1 (Belgium)
  • asia-northeast1 (Tokyo)

See Cloud Functions Locations for details.

June 7, 2018

The v1beta2 version of the Cloud Functions API was part of our Beta launch. New users should use the v1 API, and existing users should migrate to the v1 API.

May 15, 2018

Google Cloud Functions Node.js runtime updated to v6.14.0.

February 9, 2018

Introduced a set of more powerful, finer-grained trigger types for Cloud Storage and changed the format for Cloud Storage and Cloud Pub/Sub events. For details, see Google Cloud Storage Triggers and Google Cloud Pub/Sub Triggers.

February 9, 2018

Added documentation describing best practices for testing and deploying Cloud Functions:

January 5, 2018

Added documentation describing the Cloud Functions execution environment:

December 22, 2017

Added documentation describing best practices for designing, implementing, testing, and deploying Cloud Functions:

November 9, 2017

Google Cloud Functions Node.js runtime updated to v6.11.5.

November 7, 2017

Added documentation on optimizing networking, which reduces the likelihood that you will run out of DNS or connection quotas:

October 30, 2017

Added documentation on how to retry background functions:

October 19, 2017

Released Google Cloud Functions v1 API: API Reference.

July 17, 2017

Google Cloud Functions Node.js runtime updated to v6.11.1.

May 16, 2017

Added ImageMagick tutorial:

May 9, 2017

Added Cloud Spanner tutorial:

March 21, 2017

Added support page and supported services document:

March 9, 2017

March 9, 2017

Beta release of Google Cloud Functions.

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