Release notes

This page documents production updates to Recommender. Check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality.

You can see the latest product updates for all of Google Cloud on the Google Cloud release notes page.

December 09, 2020

v1

The committed use discount (CUD) recommender helps you to optimize the resource costs of your Compute Engine virtual machine instances. The CUD recommendations are now generally available.

November 20, 2020

v1

Firewall Insights enable you to better understand and safely optimize your firewall configurations. These insights are now generally available and you can learn more about how to use these insights here.

November 08, 2020

v1

Compute Engine now enables you to view and apply recommendations associated with idle resources such as disk images and IP addresses. This helps to minimize the wastage of resources and reduce the Compute bill.

July 27, 2020

v1

You can now opt out of recommendations for a specific billing account.

July 16, 2020

v1

You can use insights to focus on important patterns in resource usage. Insights are now generally available.

May 26, 2020

v1

You can now view, prioritize, and apply recommendations in the Google Cloud Console using Recommendation Hub (Beta).

Get started with Recommendation Hub.

May 11, 2020

v1

The Transparency and Control Center helps an administrator download processed data to view insights and recommendations.

March 30, 2020

v1beta1

Insights is now available in beta. See the documentation for details.

January 21, 2020

v1

Recommender API is now generally available.

September 23, 2019

v1beta1

Recommender API is now available in Beta.