Affordable Cloud Hosting with Hetzner CX Series: Automating Deployments Using Kamal and GitHub Actions

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2024-06-10 10:30:02

Hetzner’s recent launch of their CX series cloud computing instances with Intel vCPUs that offers incredibly affordable cloud computing options, perfect for those willing to get hands-on and not afraid to dive into the technical details. It made me reevaluate the current setup for Previously, Hemmelig were using a Linode nanode server, and Ansible for deployments. No CI/CD. However, I felt that the existing stack had become not easy to use, and wanted to change the setup.

I opted for the CX32 instance since I required more computing power than the previous Nanode 1GB 1 vCPU 25GB storage priced at $5 excluding VAT. If you look at the image, you can see Hetzner’s pricing model. These prices include VAT.

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