OVHcloud Managed Kubernetes service provides you Kubernetes clusters without the hassle of installing or operating them. This guide will cover the creation of a new cluster.
An OVHcloud Public Cloud project
Access our administration UI for your OVHcloud Managed Kubernetes clusters by clicking on the Containers and Orchestration menu in the Public Cloud section of the OVHcloud Manager, then go to the Managed Kubernetes Service category and click the Create a cluster button.
Select a location for your new cluster.
Choose the minor version of Kubernetes.
We recommend that you use the last stable version. Please read our End of life / end of support article to understand our version policy.
You can now choose to integrate your Kubernetes cluster into a private network using OVHcloud vRack. For more information about this option, please read our Using the vRack guide.
Now you can configure the default node pool. A node pool is a group of nodes sharing the same configuration, allowing you flexibility in your cluster management.
You can read the Managing node pools guide to get more information on node pools.
Then choose the size of the default node pool, and the type of instance.
In the next step, you can activate anti-affinity, and choose the billing mode (monthly or hourly).
By enabling anti-affinity, current and future nodes will be launched on different hypervisors (physical servers), guaranteeing higher fault tolerance. Anti-affinity node pools can only include up to 5 nodes.
Finally, name your cluster and click the
Your cluster creation is now in progress, it should be available within a few minutes.