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Google Cloud Updates on December 14, 2021

Anthos Service Mesh

  • Anthos Service Mesh 1.7-1.9 are no longer supported. For more information, see Supported versions.

Anthos on bare metal

BigQuery BI Engine

Compute Engine

Config Connector

  • Config Connector 1.69.0 is now available
  • Added support for VPCAccessConnector resource
  • Added support for ComputePacketMirroring resource
  • Added support for PrivateCACAPool resource
  • Added support for IAMWorkloadIdentityPool resource
  • Added support for IAMWorkloadIdentityPoolProvider resource
  • Added support for CloudIdentityMembership resource
  • Rollout support for state-into-spec: absent to ContainerCluster resource (Issue #576)
  • Add billgProject flag in ConfigConnectorContext to specify a quota project to send along with user_project_override header, used for all requests sent from Config Connector. If set on a resource that supports sending the resource project, this value will supersede the resource project. This field can only be set if requestProjectPolicy takes BILLING_PROJECT value
  • Fixed the issues in config-connector export that the exported YAML now include zero primitives to match the Google Cloud resource live state
  • Fixed the issues in ContainerCluster with creating autopilot clusters

Dataproc Metastore

  • An Apache Log4j 2 vulnerability. that impacted Dataproc clusters has been addressed (see Recreate and update a cluster, which provides guidance to Dataproc users). Dataproc Metastore users do not need to take any action; the fix applied by Dataproc Metastore is sufficient to address the issue.


  • Datastream now supports customer-managed encryption keys (CMEK). Click here to access the documentation.


  • Added buildDisableIstioSidecar configuration feature.
  • Added buildPodResources configuration feature.
  • Added controllerCACerts configuration feature.
  • Added buildRetentionCount configuration feature.
  • Added V3 Google stack as build option.
  • Added V3 kf-v2-to-v3-shim stack as build option.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent SIGTERM from reaching an app.
  • Fixed an issue that caused extra reconciliation loops and logs.
  • Improved CLI performance.
  • Improved subresource API server resilience.
  • Updated Config Connect to v1.66.0.
  • Updated Tekton to v0.29.0.
  • Support for Anthos Service Mesh (ASM) v1.11+, which recommends ingress gateways be outside of the istio-system namespace.
  • Changed build ImagePullPolicy default from always download to prefer cached.
  • Improved Workload Identity reliability.

Service Directory

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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