Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition Overview

Updated 3 weeks ago by Michael Cretzman

In addition to the Harness SaaS offering, Harness offers Self-Managed Enterprise Editions.

This topic describes the major difference between the SaaS and Self-Managed offerings, and then describes the two Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Editions options.

Looking for the How-tos? If you want to jump right to the How-to topics, see Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition.

Harness SaaS vs Self-Managed

The following table covers the major differences between our SaaS and Self-Managed editions. It can be useful when deciding on which edition to use.

Harness SaaS

Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition

Platform Management

Harness

Customer

Hardware Cost

~$25,000

Hardware Maintenance

Required

Continuous Updates

Daily

Weekly

Security

TLS/SSL Outbound

TLS/SSL Outbound

Data Governance

No Corporate Data Leaves Firewall

No Corporate Data Leaves Firewall

Avg. Onboarding Time

Days

Weeks

Avg. Site Readiness

Days

Weeks

Avg. Support Res. Time

Days

Weeks

Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition Offerings

Self-Managed offerings provide both online and offline (air gapped) methods of installation and updates.

Let's looks at each offering.

Kubernetes Cluster Option

In the Kubernetes Cluster option, Harness installs into an existing Kubernetes cluster you have set up.

To set up the Kubernetes Cluster option, use the following topics:

  1. Self-Managed Enterprise Edition - Kubernetes Cluster: Infrastructure Requirements
  2. Self-Managed Enterprise Edition - Kubernetes Cluster: Setup Guide

Virtual Machine (VM) Option

In the Virtual Machine option, Harness installs Kubernetes and the Self-Managed Enterprise Edition cluster into your VMs.

GCP Architecture

AWS Architecture

To set up the Virtual Machine option, use the following topics:

  1. Self-Managed Enterprise Edition - Virtual Machine: Infrastructure Requirements
  2. Self-Managed Enterprise Edition - Virtual Machine: Setup Guide


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