Google Cloud Persistent Disk

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Google Persistent Disk is a fully-managed, price-performant network block storage, suitable for virtual machines and containers.

It is good for block storage for GCE (Google Container Environment)and GKE (Google Kubernetes Environment), and snapshots for data backup.

Use Cases

  • Disks for virtual machines
  • Sharing read-only data accross VMs
  • Rapid, durable backups of running VMs


  • Scaling without interruption
  • Sharing data easily
  • Fast snapshot
  • Automatic encryption
  • Max 64TB, zoned.