Solidblocks Hetzner

After years of shifting workloads to the big cloud providers like AWS or Azure, I am now more often confronted with situations where the deployed cloud infrastructures become unmanageable cost and complexity wise. A nice, fast and inexpensive alternative for smaller projects is the Hetzner Cloud featuring all basic needed building blocks like VMs, block devices, networking, firewalls and load-balancers. One major drawback with Hetzner is though, that there is no pendant to the AWS RDS service family, meaning we have to start to self-manage our state (and backups) again. [Read More]