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KUSANAGI for GCP Now Available on Google Cloud Launcher


KUSANAGI for GCP Now Available on Google Cloud Launcher

~With 10,000 installations in 2 years, KUSANAGI is now available on the Google Cloud Launcher~

Prime Strategy Co., Ltd. (CEO: Kengyu Nakamura, Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Referred to below as “Prime Strategy”) announced that KUSANAGI for GCP, the Google Cloud Platform™ (GCP™) version of its KUSANAGI WordPress execution environment, has been made available on the Google Cloud Launcher. KUSANAGI is the world’s fastest WordPress environment, capable of bringing execution time under 4 milliseconds and handling over 1000 requests per second, without page caching.

This is the first time a Japanese company has had its software offered on the Google Cloud Launcher. Google Cloud Launcher can be used with the Google Cloud Platform, thereby making KUSANAGI for GCP even easier to deploy than before.

The Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Platform (*1) frees users from the overhead of managing infrastructure, provisioning servers, and configuring networks, so they can concentrate on their most important work – running their business. It regularly undergoes independent security verification for its services and systems, and has earned trust from its large worldwide customer base.
World-renowned companies are using GCP to deliver revolutionary solutions in many areas – changing things like how we listen to music, learn, and communicate. This has Google Cloud Platform a very popular solution.

*1 For more information about Google Cloud Platform, click the link below:

About Google Cloud Launcher

Google Cloud Launcher (*2) has many features that allow customers to get started using GCP right away. Users can deploy production-grade solutions in a few clicks, manage solutions using the Deployment Manager, have direct access to partner support, to name a few.
Google Cloud Launcher also offers ready-to-go development stacks, solutions, and services to accelerate development, so customers can spend less time installing and more time developing.

*2 For more information about Google Cloud Launcher, click the link below:

Companies Using KUSANAGI for GCP

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“Until we found Prime Strategy, our site was so slow that we were considering downgrading our WordPress theme.”

The Ultra-Fast WordPress Virtual Machine KUSANAGI

KUSANAGI (*3) is the free, open source virtual machine image developed by Prime Strategy that runs WordPress at world-leading speeds. Even without page caching, with a quad-core (4vCPU) virtual machine, WordPress processes commands in under 4 milliseconds, and can handle over 1,000 user requests per second. With page caching, and a 4vCPU, KUSANAGI can handle over 60,000 page requests per second.

*3 For more information about KUSANAGI, click the link below:

KUSANAGI for GCP’s Server/Middleware:

  • Latest version of WordPress (Includes KUSANAGI-specific plugins)
  • Latest version of Ruby on Rails
  • CentOS 7
  • Nginx 1.13
  • Apache 2.4
  • HHVM 3.19
  • PHP 7.0 (php-fpm, Cli)
  • PHP 5.6 (php-fpm, Cli)
  • Ruby 2.4
  • Phusion Passenger 5.2
  • MariaDB Galera Server 10.1
  • PostgreSQL 9.6

*4 For More information about KUSANAGI for GCP, click the link below:

KUSANAGI Development Policy

One in five websites on the Internet today run WordPress. Its numerous merits have made it extremely popular, and demand for WordPress has increased on large-scale websites. The ultra-fast virtual machine KUSANAGI was created to help make this feasible. KUSANAGI developers are constantly implementing the newest technology and solutions and maintaining compatibility, improving WordPress’ operating environment and usability so that users can enjoy all it has to offer at lightning speeds.

About Prime Strategy Group

Prime Strategy is a cloud integrator based in Japan and across Asia, helping global companies solve their cloud computing issues. With locations in Tokyo, New York, Singapore and Jakarta, we provide cloud integrations services around the world. Our three main business areas are cloud-based MSP, CI and SI.

We have built large-scale web systems and WordPress sites for government agencies and companies in Japan and abroad, including but not limited to: Tokyo University, Asahi National Broadcasting, The Yomiuri Shimbun, Adobe Systems, JTP Asia Pacific, Bank Negara Indonesia.
The ultra-fast WordPress virtual machine KUSANAGI was created using virtual machine server-building techniques that we have been developing since 2006. In addition to offering KUSANAGI free of charge on major public cloud services both inside and outside on Japan, we also run the KUSANAGI Official Support Service (*), where we provide all-inclusive maintenance, management and speed tuning services for customers’ websites.

* For more information about the KUSANAGI Official Support Service, click the link below:

<For inquiries regarding this press release>
Please contact PR Manager Kusunoki or Yoshimasa.
E-mail : pr@prime-strategy.co.jp

Prime Strategy Co., Ltd.
1st Square Bldg. East Tower 18F, 1-5-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
URL https://www.prime-strategy.co.jp/
TEL : +81-3-6551-2995 / FAX : +81-3-6551-2941

Prime Strategy New York, Inc.
230 Park Ave 10th Floor, New York, NY 10169
TEL: +1-646-435-5545

* Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a trademark or registered trademark of Google LLC.
* Company and product titles mentioned in this press release are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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