Cloud Tasks release notes

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June 25, 2021


A Service Level Agreement (SLA) for Cloud Tasks is now in effect.

June 16, 2021


Cloud Tasks is now available in us-west1, asia-east1, and asia-southeast1.

February 24, 2021


Maximum push task size is now increased to 1 MB.

January 14, 2021


Two Queue fields that in previous versions were output only are now configurable.

  • taskTtl is the maximum amount of time that a task is retained in this queue.
  • tombstoneTtl is the amount of time the task tombstone is retained after a task is deleted or executed. The tombstone is used in task de-duplication. For more information on this process, see Create Task Request.

These fields are also available in v2beta2.

December 16, 2020


The relationship between your queues and your App Engine app has changed. If your queues only manage tasks with HTTP Targets, you no longer need to have an enabled App Engine app. For more information, see Managing the Cloud Tasks queue transition.

November 20, 2019


HTTP Targets GA release.

May 20, 2019


HTTP Targets Beta release.

April 09, 2019


Cloud Tasks GA release.

September 26, 2018


Cloud Tasks Beta release.