The Basics

Hetzner
Website hetzner.com
Headquarters Germany 🇩🇪
Founded 1997
Data Center Locations 5
Example Customers Outdooractive, Bitdefender, Userlike, Whereby, Autodoc
UpCloud
Website upcloud.com
Headquarters Finland 🇫🇮
Founded 2012
Data Center Locations 13
Example Customers Xensam, HackTheBox, LeadDesk

Cost Comparison

How do Hetzner's prices compare against UpCloud?

Example configuration Hetzner UpCloud
VM Small $4.76 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM (CX11) $7.46 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (General)
VM Medium $17.09 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (CPX31) $55.39 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (General)
VM Large $60.95 / mo 8 vCPU, 32 GB RAM (CCX33) $170.43 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (High CPU)
Block Storage $5.53 / mo 100 GB $23.43 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage -- $21.30 / mo 1 TB
Load Balancer $6.77 / mo LB11 $10.65 / mo
Managed PostgreSQL -- $63.91 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 50 GB storage
Managed Redis®* -- $53.26 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM
Free egress allowance 20-60 TB / mo per instance 500 GB - 24 TB / mo per instance
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $1.07 $10.65

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 UpCloud offer:

Service Hetzner UpCloud
Block Storage
Load Balancer
Managed Kubernetes --
Managed MySQL --
Managed PostgreSQL --
Managed Redis®* --
Object Storage --
Virtual Private Server (VPS)

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Our data for Hetzner was last updated on Feb. 29, 2024, and for UpCloud on Feb. 7, 2024.