Quotas & Limits

This page explains the quotas and limits for Google Kubernetes Engine clusters, nodes, and GKE API requests.

GKE's per-project limits are:

  • Maximum of 50 clusters per zone, plus 50 regional clusters per region.
  • Maximum of 5000 nodes per cluster.
  • 100 Pods per node.
  • 300,000 containers.

The rate limit for the GKE API is 10 requests per second.

You might also encounter Compute Engine resource quotas. Additionally, for projects with default regional Compute Engine CPUs quota, container clusters are limited to three per region.

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