Google Cloud Platform is a public cloud computing platform that includes database services and infrastructure on which applications and websites may be hosted on managed virtual machines. This integrated PaaS/IaaS is a collection of services that may be categorized into Compute, Storage and Databases, Networking, Big Data, and Machine Learning, to list a few.
While Docker is pre-installed on CoreOS, Kubernetes is not. As discussed in Chapter 2 Kubernetes has to be installed on CoreOS.
The service category of most interest for using Kubernetes ...