GKE on AWS imposes several default quotas. To increase them, contact Google Cloud support.

Starting from Kubernetes 1.26, the scalability of GKE on AWS has been enhanced, and allows up to 1000 nodes per cluster.

Quota Name Default value Upper limit
Number of clusters per Google Cloud project 20 NA
Number of node pools per cluster 10 NA
Number of nodes per cluster 500 1000
Number of nodes per node pool 50 500
Number of pods per node 110 110

In addition to these quotas, your GKE on AWS installation is subject to any AWS service quotas on your AWS account, including the following:

For more information, see the AWS Service Quotas console.

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