Deploying Linux workloads

The topics in this section describe how to deploy your workload containers to clusters for testing or production. With Migrate for Anthos and GKE, you can migrate your VMs from supported source platforms to:

To deploy your workload:

Diagram of steps to migrate with Migrate for Anthos and GKE
  1. Review generated artifacts.

    After generating the container artifacts, including the container image and Dockerfile, download them for deployment on a target test or production cluster. Review and customize these artifacts to fit your intended use, such as to configure load balancing, assign labels, and more.

  2. Configure logging to Cloud Logging.

    Have entries from application logs sent to Cloud Logging. Migrate for Anthos and GKE automatically propagates application logs to the logging facility configured on GKE. By default, Cloud Logging is used, but you can use other logging options.

  3. Mounting external volumes.

    Mount external volumes to you migrated workloads -- for example, NFS file shares or additional data disks.

  4. Deploy migrated VMs.

    Deploy your workload container to a testing or production cluster.

  5. Monitor migrated workload.

    Use Cloud Logging or kubectl to view container logs.

  6. Test your migrate app and validate the migration.

Next Steps