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Google: Kubernetes Engine (GKE)


Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) provides a managed environment for deploying, managing, and scaling your containerized applications using Google infrastructure. The GKE environment consists of multiple machines (specifically, Compute Engine instances) grouped together to form a cluster.


The Splunk OpenTelemetry Collector for Kubernetes is a Helm chart for the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector. This chart creates a Kubernetes DaemonSet along with other Kubernetes objects in a Kubernetes cluster and provides a unified way to receive, process and export metric, trace, and log data for Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Cloud Platform and Splunk Observability Cloud.

Check the Splunk Observability Cloud documentation for full details on Kubernetes configuration using the Splunk OpenTelemetry Collector for Kubernetes, including:


When your Splunk deployment is ingesting Google Kubernetes Engine data, you can use the data to achieve the following: