Managed Kubernetes FAQ

I’m new to Kubernetes, how do I get started?

Check out our tutorial for more information and how create your first Managed Kubernetes cluster.

How are worker nodes deployed? Which zone will host the data plane?

Worker nodes are deployed to the same zone as the cluster is located in.

Is Private Cloud supported?

Yes, see UpCloud Managed Kubernetes in Private Cloud.

Can I connect my Kubernetes cluster with other managed services such as Managed Databases?

Yes, this can be accomplished easily via the Utility network.

Which Kubernetes versions are supported?

See documentation on supported versions.

Can I upgrade my Kubernetes cluster to a newer version?

Cluster upgrade functionality is planned for Q3 2024.

Can I use applications such as Helm charts? Any other tools that are available for management and configuration?

You can use Helm with Managed Kubernetes. Customers are free to decide to use the tool that fits best to their development needs. Many use ArgoCD to manage deployments in Managed Kubernetes.

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