Google Cloud Functions Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Last modified: April 6, 2018 | Previous Versions

During the Term of the Google Cloud Platform License Agreement or Google Cloud Platform Reseller Agreement (as applicable, the "Agreement"), the Covered Service will provide a Monthly Uptime Percentage to Customer as follows (the "Service Level Objective" or "SLO"):

Covered Service Monthly Uptime Percentage
Google Cloud Functions >= 99.5%

If Google does not meet the SLO, and if Customer meets its obligations under this SLA, Customer will be eligible to receive the Financial Credits described below. This SLA states Customer’s sole and exclusive remedy for any failure by Google to meet the SLO. Capitalized terms used in this SLA, but not defined in this SLA, have the meaning stated in the Agreement. If the Agreement is the Google Cloud Platform Reseller Agreement, then all references to Customer in this SLA mean Reseller, and any Financial Credit(s) will only apply for impacted Reseller order(s) under the Agreement.

Definitions

The following definitions apply to the SLA:

  • "Covered Service" means an individual Cloud Function within a project and in the "active" state.

  • "Downtime" means more than a ten percent Error Rate.

  • "Downtime Period" means a period of one or more consecutive minutes of Downtime. Partial minutes or Intermittent Downtime for a period of less than one minute will not be counted towards any Downtime Periods.

  • "Error Rate" for the Service is defined as the number of errors divided by the total number of attempted function executions, subject to a minimum of 100 attempted executions in the measurement period. An error is defined as a result of SYSTEM_ERROR in response to a valid invocation event.
  • "Financial Credit" means the following:

    Monthly Uptime Percentage Percentage of monthly bill for the respective Covered Service which does not meet SLO that will be credited to future monthly bills of Customer
    99% to < 99.5% 10%
    95% to < 99% 25%
    < 95% 50%
  • "Monthly Uptime Percentage" means total number of minutes in a month, minus the number of minutes of Downtime suffered from all Downtime Periods in a month, divided by the total number of minutes in a month.

Customer Must Request Financial Credit

In order to receive any of the Financial Credits described above, Customer must notify Google technical support within 30 days from the time Customer becomes eligible to receive a Financial Credit. Customer must also provide Google with log files showing Downtime Periods and the date and time they occurred. If Customer does not comply with these requirements, Customer will forfeit its right to receive a Financial Credit. If a dispute arises with respect to this SLA, Google will make a determination in good faith based on its system logs, monitoring reports, configuration records, and other available information.

Maximum Financial Credit

The maximum aggregate number of Financial Credits issued by Google to Customer for all Downtime Periods in a single billing month will not exceed 50% of the amount due from Customer for the Covered Service for the applicable month. Financial Credits will be in the form of a monetary credit applied to future use of the Covered Service and will be applied within 60 days after the Financial Credit was requested

SLA Exclusions

The SLA does not apply to any: (a) features or services designated Alpha or Beta (unless otherwise set forth in the associated Documentation), (b) features or services excluded from the SLA (in the associated Documentation), or (c) errors: (i) caused by factors outside of Google’s reasonable control; (ii) that resulted from Customer’s software or hardware or third party software or hardware, or both; (iii) that resulted from abuses or other behaviors that violate the Agreement; or (iv) that resulted from quotas applied by the system and/or listed in the Admin Console.

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