Release Notes

This page contains production updates and feature announcements for the Cloud Pub/Sub service. For language-specific updates about Cloud Pub/Sub Client Library releases, use the following links: C#, Go, Java, Node.js, PHP, Python, and Ruby.

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June 26, 2019

Custom-managed encryption keys (CMEK) are in the process of being rolled out at the beta release level. This feature will be fully available to Cloud Pub/Sub users as of June 28, 2019.

May 16, 2019

April 15, 2018

Cloud Pub/Sub is now available in the asia-northeast2 region (Osaka, Japan).

April 9, 2019

March 20, 2019

New pricing has been announced. The announcement includes a lower base price for in-region users and new region egress fees.

March 11, 2019

Cloud Pub/Sub is now available in the europe-west6 region (Zürich, Switzerland).

February 5, 2019

Seek for Cloud Pub/Sub is available at the General Availability release level and is recommended for production loads. The Seek feature extends subscriber functionality by allowing you to to alter the acknowledgement state of messages in bulk. For example, you can replay previously acknowledged messages or discard obsolete messages.

October 29, 2018

Seek for Cloud Pub/Sub is available at the beta release level.

October 22, 2018

Cloud Pub/Sub is now available in the asia-east2 region (Hong Kong).

September 19, 2018

Labels for Cloud Pub/Sub are available at the General Availability release level and are recommended for production loads.

July 31, 2018

Labels for Cloud Pub/Sub are available at the beta release level.

July 10, 2018

Cloud Pub/Sub is now available in the us-west2 region (Los Angeles).

June 11, 2018

Cloud Pub/Sub is now available in the europe-north1 region (Finland).

May 31, 2018

The C#, GO, and Java client libraries are now at the General Availability release level and are recommended for production loads.

May 23, 2018

Audit Logging for Cloud Pub/Sub is now at the General Availability release level and is recommended for production loads.

April 20, 2018

The gRPC service APIs, including StreamingPull, are now available at the General Availability release level and are recommended for production loads. Note that the Cloud Client Libraries for Cloud Pub/Sub already use these APIs.

February 20, 2018

Added support for generating Google Cloud Audit logs that enable you to track usage and access.

January 24, 2018

The Cloud Pub/Sub gcloud commands are now at the General Availability release level. The beta label is no longer required.

January 10, 2018

Cloud Pub/Sub is now available in the europe-west4 region (Netherlands).

Cloud Pub/Sub is now available in the northamerica-northeast1 region (Montréal).

August 30, 2017

The StreamingPull API is now in Beta. Users of client libraries should see improvements in end-to-end message latency and CPU utilization without any changes in code after updating to the most recent version of the client library.

August 1, 2017

Cloud Pub/Sub is now available in the europe-west3 region (Frankfurt).

June 20, 2017

Cloud Pub/Sub is now available in the australia-southeast1 region (Sydney).

June 6, 2017

Cloud Pub/Sub is now available in the europe-west2 region (London).

April 19, 2017

Announced beta availability of gRPC.

January 20, 2017

Published changes to the Cloud Pub/Sub pricing model.

December 2015

  • Support added for quota metrics per topic and subscription (pubsub.googleapis.com/topic/byte_cost and pubsub.googleapis.com/subscription/byte_cost, respectively).

November 2015

  • Added publish timestamp field on pulled messages.

June 2015

  • Stable API suitable for production development - v1 released.

February 2015

  • Beta release - v1beta2 released.

November 2014

  • Batch request support added - Support added for batch Publish and Pull requests.

June 2014

  • Initial release - v1beta1 released.
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