Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition Overview

Updated 3 weeks ago by Michael Cretzman

In addition to the Harness SaaS offering, Harness offers on-premises editions named Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition.

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

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 Harness Self-Managed Enterprise 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

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

Let's looks at each offering:

  • Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition - Kubernetes Cluster: use this option if you already have a Kubernetes cluster set up.
  • Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition - Virtual Machine: use this option if you want to install on VMs.

Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition - Kubernetes Cluster

In Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition - Kubernetes Cluster, Harness installs into an existing Kubernetes cluster you have set up.

To set up Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition - Kubernetes Cluster, use the following topics:

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

Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition - Virtual Machine

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

GCP Architecture

AWS Architecture

To set up Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition - Virtual Machine, use the following topics:

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


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