Many people who run Windows containers want to use a container management platform like Kubernetes for resiliency and scalability. In a previous post, we showed you how to run an IIS site inside a Windows container deployed to Windows Server 2019 running on Compute Engine. That’s a good start, but you can now also run Windows containers on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).
Support for Windows containers in Kubernetes was announced earlier in the year with version 1.14, followed by GKE announcement on the same. You can sign up for early access and start testing out Windows containers on GKE.
In this blog post, let’s look at how to deploy that same Windows container to GKE.