Google Cloud Updates on December 06, 2021

BigQuery ML

Featue

Anomaly detection in BigQuery ML is now generally available (GA). You can use the ML.DETECT_ANOMALIES function with the ARIMA_PLUS model to detect anomalies in time-series data. You can also use this function with the K-means, Autoencoder, or PCA models to detect anomalies in independent and identically distributed (IID) data.

Google Kubernetes Engine

Changed

(2021-R34) Version updates

GKE cluster versions have been updated.

New versions available for upgrades and new clusters

The following Kubernetes versions are now available for new clusters and for opt-in control plane upgrades and node upgrades for existing clusters. For more information on versioning and upgrades, see GKE versioning and support and Upgrades.

Note: Your clusters might not have these versions available. Rollouts begin on the day of the note and take four or more business days to be completed across all Google Cloud zones.

No Channel

  • The following control plane versions are no longer available:
    • 1.19.13-gke.1900, 1.19.14-gke.301, 1.19.14-gke.1900, 1.19.14-gke.2300, 1.19.15-gke.500
    • 1.21.3-gke.2003, 1.21.4-gke.2300, 1.21.4-gke.2302, 1.21.5-gke.1300
  • The following control planes and nodes with auto-upgrade enabled will be upgraded with this release:

Stable Channel

Regular Channel

  • The following control plane and node versions are now available in the Regular channel:
  • The following versions are no longer available in the Regular channel:
    • 1.20.10-gke.2100, 1.21.3-gke.2003
  • Control planes and nodes with auto-upgrade enabled in the Regular channel will be upgraded from version 1.19 to 1.20.11-gke.1801 with this release.

Rapid Channel

  • Version 1.22.3-gke.700 is now the default version in the Rapid channel.
  • The following control plane and node versions are now available in the Rapid channel:
  • The following versions are no longer available in the Rapid channel:
    • 1.21.5-gke.1302, 1.22.2-gke.1901