The Basics

Hetzner
Website hetzner.com
Headquarters Germany 🇩🇪
Founded 1997
Data Center Locations 5
Example Customers Outdooractive, Bitdefender, Userlike, Whereby, Autodoc
Scaleway
Website scaleway.com
Headquarters France 🇫🇷
Founded 1999
Data Center Locations 9
Example Customers Cloud-IAM, Whispeak, Golem.ai

Cost Comparison

How do Hetzner's prices compare against Scaleway?

Example configuration Hetzner Scaleway
VM Small $4.76 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM (CX11) $10.65 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM (PLAY2-PICO)
VM Medium $17.09 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (CPX31) $41.54 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (PLAY2-MICRO)
VM Large $60.95 / mo 8 vCPU, 32 GB RAM (CCX33) $169.37 / mo 8 vCPU, 32 GB RAM (PRO2-S)
Block Storage $5.53 / mo 100 GB $10.12 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage -- $15.45 / mo 1 TB
Load Balancer $6.77 / mo LB11 $12.27 / mo LB-GP-S (200 Mbps)
Managed PostgreSQL -- $34.09 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 96 GB storage
Managed Redis®* -- $37.28 / mo 2 GB RAM
Serverless 25M Executions -- $27.96 / mo 25M invocations, 512 MB RAM, 150 ms duration
Free egress allowance 20-60 TB / mo per instance --
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $1.07 Free for most services

Note: These pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Which services do they offer?

Here are some of the managed services that Hetzner and Scaleway offer:

Service Hetzner Scaleway
Block Storage
Container Registry --
GPU-powered Servers --
Load Balancer
Managed Containers --
Managed Kubernetes --
Managed MySQL --
Managed PostgreSQL --
Managed Redis®* --
Object Storage --
Serverless Functions --
Virtual Private Server (VPS)

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Our data for Hetzner was last updated on Feb. 29, 2024, and for Scaleway on Feb. 10, 2024.