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Managed Kubernetes
on Hetzner Cloud

Managed Kubernetes on Hetzner Cloud

Hetzner is recognized as a cost efficiency leader in EU-governed IaaS.
ValueCloud adds “Managed Kubernetes” on top, to make it the most
cost
efficient Managed Container Platform in the European market.

Hetzner is recognized as a cost efficiency leader in EU-governed IaaS. ValueCloud adds “Managed Kubernetes” on top, to make it the most cost efficient Managed Container Platform in the European market.

7 good reasons for Managed Kubernetes on Hetzner Cloud

From a customer viewpoint, “Managed Kubernetes on Hetzner Cloud” is a fully managed PaaS offering that combines the platform-level expertise from ValueCloud with the IaaS expertise from Hetzner.

As a customer, you don’t need to worry about who is doing what — everything is fully automated through the ValueCloud customer portal, and the underlying ValueCloud provisioning engine.

Production-ready K8s

All components are quality-controlled, monitored and audited, run by senior-level professionals with a dedicated SLA.

Fully automated setup

All components can be deployed through a fully automated process, within a few minutes only.

Unseen cost efficiency

The combination of Managed Kubernetes from ValueCloud and Hetzner IaaS offers unseen cost efficiency in the European market.

Managed from a single place

The full stack is being managed through a single place, with a clean and intuitive Admin UI.

100% EU legal compliance

As both IaaS and Kubernetes-as-a-Service are operated by EU-governed companies, you get 100% GDPR compliance, at all times.

Open Source components

All software components are 100% Open Source, which means can do not get any lock-in effects whatsoever.

Enterprise-level security

ValueCloud puts a strong focus on security, governance and compliance, through a deep, Enterprise-level expertise on all levels.

HOW IT WORKS

A standardized, automated and reliable way to run production-grade K8s on Hetzner

Managed Kubernetes on Hetzner is a Managed Service offering from ValueCloud. All you need is an active Hetzner account that will hold your IaaS resources, and a ValueCloud customer account.

But don’t worry — the ValueCloud Provisioning Engine handles the deployment, configuration and administration of all Hetzner IaaS resources, as well as all Kubernetes-related deployment, configuration and administration.

All day2 operations are managed by senior-level ValueCloud experts.

MANAGED CONTAINER PLATFORM

Not only Managed Kubernetes, but a grown-up Managed Container Platform

Managed Kubernetes on Hetzner Cloud comes with powerful extensions, curated, provisioned and operated by ValueCloud senior-level professionals.

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IaaS from Hetzner Cloud

Compute, Storage, Loadbalancers, Network. All managed via Cluster API providers.

Kubernetes (Cluster API)

100% Upstream compatible K8s distribution, from the core project.

CNI Plugin

eBPF-based Networking, Observability, Security.

Metric Collection & Alerting

Service monitoring and real-time alerting for infrastructures and services.

Central Logging

A horizontally-scalable, highly-available, multi-tenant log aggregation system.

Monitoring & Observability

A composable observability platform, integrating metrics, traces and logs.

DNS & Service Discovery

DNS & Service Discovery.

Certificate Management

X.509 certificate management.

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Ingress Controller

Ingress controller and HTTP load balancer.

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Setup details & pricing model for “Managed Kubernetes on Hetzner Cloud”

MANAGED KUBERNETES ON HETZNER CLOUD

Functionalities & Features

Managed Kubernetes on Hetzner Cloud comes with a rich set of powerful, state-of-the-art functionalities & features.

IaaS-as-Code

All IaaS provisioning and administration is declarative, following a GitOps approach.

Kubernetes-as-a-Service

You get a fully functional, high-performant Kubernetes experience, no matter what IaaS you choose.

Fully declarative (GitOps)

Our K8s Master Cluster provisions all extensions based on ArgoCD, providing maximum robustness.

Graceful VM security reboots

Security patches on VM-level are being incorporated with minimum time and operational hazzle.

Graceful K8s upgrades

K8s upgrades are being orchestrated and enforced automatically, with no manual interaction needed.

Dedicated or shared CP

Customers can choose between dedicated or shared K8s control plane in multi-tenancy modus.

Audit proof compliance

All cluster-internal action is being recorded and documented for compliance reasons.

Multiple node pools

You can create and operate multiple node pools, across multiple regions.

Dynamic node pool sizing

Node pools can be dynamically sized, with zero operational downtime and no operational hazzle.

Sealed secrets

All secrets are encrpyted, across the entire provisioning process.

Autoscaling (optional)

If activated, autoscaling resizes your node pools according to the current operational workload.

Node-level firewalls

Software-defined and policy-based firewall rules control network action.

VALUECLOUD EUROPEAN PLATFORM SERVICES

Move beyond containers– with 100% EU-governed PaaS for DevOps, DataOps & MLOps

Once you have deployed ‘Managed Kubernetes on Hetzner’, you can easily add additional platform-level services from ValueCloud.

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