Pipeline supports multiple Kubernetes distributions and versions on multiple providers.

Providers and supported versions

Banzai Cloud Pipeline creates and manages PKE clusters on the following providers:

Provider Kubernetes version
Amazon 1.13.x-1.16.x
Azure 1.13.x-1.16.x
VMware 1.13.x-1.16.x
Bare metal 1.13.x-1.16.x

Banzai Cloud Pipeline deploys and manages the following Kubernetes services:

Distribution Kubernetes version
Alibaba (ACK) 1.12.x
Amazon (EKS) 1.12.x-1.14.x
Azure (AKS) 1.12.x-1.14.x
Google (GKE) 1.12.x-1.13.x
Oracle (OKE) 1.12.x-1.13.x

Feature comparison

Different providers have different limitations. See bellow a comparsion about the features supported by Banzai Cloud Pipeline for each distribution.

Provider Multiple* Alibaba Amazon Azure Google Oracle
Distribution PKE ACK EKS AKS GKE OKE
Multi AZ
Multi Region
Multi Provider
Rolling Update manually manually auto
Network Security soon
Cluster Autoscaling
High Availability
Single Node Custer
External Etcd
Authentication Multiple*** Provider** Provider** Provider** Provider** Provider**

* Multiple cloud provider and on-prem support: Amazon, Azure, VMware, Bare metal

** Cloud provider integrated (AAD, IAM, RAM, etc.)

*** Multiple authentication provider support: LDAP, Github, Gitlab, SAML 2.0, OpenID Connect, etc.

Banzai Cloud Pipeline can import and manage any standard Kubernetes cluster — see importing clusters for details and limitations.

Next steps

Deploy your own instance of Banzai Cloud Pipeline, or if you already have one, launch a cluster.