The Basics

Hetzner
Website hetzner.com
Headquarters Germany 🇩🇪
Founded 1997
Data Center Locations 5
Example Customers Outdooractive, Bitdefender, Userlike, Whereby, Autodoc
Vultr
Website www.vultr.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2014
Data Center Locations 32
Example Customers Edgegap, 3XC, CloudQuant, WP Bolt, VirtualShield

Cost Comparison

How do Hetzner's prices compare against Vultr?

Example configuration Hetzner Vultr
VM Small $4.76 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM (CX11) $5.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (Shared)
VM Medium $17.09 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (CPX31) $40.00 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (Shared)
VM Large $60.96 / mo 8 vCPU, 32 GB RAM (CCX33) $160.00 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (CPU-Optimized)
Block Storage $5.53 / mo 100 GB $10.00 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage -- $6.00 / mo 1 TB
Load Balancer $6.78 / mo LB11 $10.00 / mo
Managed PostgreSQL -- $60.00 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 80 GB storage
Managed Redis®* -- $15.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM
Free egress allowance 20-60 TB / mo per instance 2 TB / mo for most services
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $1.07 $10.00

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 Vultr offer:

Service Hetzner Vultr
Block Storage
Container Registry --
GPU-powered Servers --
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 Vultr on Feb. 19, 2024.