TL;DR: Google Cloud has the most attractive pricing for Managed Kubernetes (based on March 2020 price lists).
Most organisations that consider modernising their infrastructure and app stack, are moving to a Kubernetes setup. There are various very competitive offers for a managed cloud service. So – which one offers best bang for your buck?
Who is in the global game?
- Google Kubernetes Engine (GCP) – pricing calculator
- Elastic Kubernetes Service (AWS) – pricing calculator
- Azure Kubernetes Service (Azure) – pricing calculator
- Kubernetes on Digital Ocean – pricing page
Colleagues from DevOpsDirective compared general-purpose compute node types with various configurations (see graph below).
As the pricing models are pretty different, there is no one-winner for all situations. But still… 🙂 long story short, Google pretty much is.