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Speedscale is compatible with Google Cloud Platform editions of Kubernetes.

Operator Support

The Speedscale operator is compatible with GCP GKE (Google Kubernetes Engine) Autopilot and Standard, versions v1.16 and newer.

GKE Autopilot

Because GKE Autopilot is configured with strict security policies, it is not possible to run privileged containers. The sidecar container can capture traffic in multiple modes:

  • Transparent Proxy - this requires a privileged container
  • Dual Proxy - this does not require privileges, but you must reconfigure your port
  • Istio - this requires a privileged container (for the istio sidecar)

Because of the security restrictions for Autopilot, you must configure the proxy mode mode for the sidecar to capture traffic.