Google Kubernetes Engine Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Last modified: November 27, 2018

As of November 28, 2017, Google Kubernetes Engine no longer charges a flat fee per hour per cluster for cluster management, regardless of cluster size, as provided at Accordingly, Google no longer offers a financially-backed service level agreement for the Google Kubernetes Engine service. The service availability of nodes in a Google Kubernetes Engine-managed cluster is covered by the Google Compute Engine SLA at

Uptime for Google Kubernetes Engine is nevertheless highly important to Google, and Google has an internal goal to keep the monthly uptime percentage at 99.5% for the Kubernetes API server for zonal clusters and 99.95% for regional clusters regardless of the applicability of a financially-backed service level agreement.