Comparing KubeOne with Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform (KKP)

Provision Kubernetes ClusterRun one clusterBuilt to operate 1000x of clusters
Support for HA (multi-node) control-planesyesyes
Manage Cluster Lifecycle (Update/Delete etc.)One at a timeMany at once
CNCF conformant “vanilla” Kubernetesyes, certifiedyes, certified
Kubernetes Control PlaneVM basedRuns inside Master K8s cluster, Pod based (as Container)
Maintenance effortmedium, each cluster must be operated individuallyvery low, full automation
Self healing clustersMostly, but in case of an outage of a master node, manual work is requiredyes, via running Kubernetes control plane inside of Kubernetes
User interfaceCLIWeb UI, REST API
User management-yes, including multi-tenancy
Automatic Backups-yes, via Velero
Multi cluster Logging-yes, via EFK stack
Multi cluster Metrics Collection-yes, via Prometheus
Multi cluster Graphing-yes, via Grafana
Integration into identity providersIndividual per clusterCentral for all clusters: AD/LDAP, GitHub, SAML 2.0, GitLab, OpenID Connect, … etc.
Deploy cluster addons-yes
Service Accounts for automation/integration-yes
Cluster blueprints and presets-yes
SSH Key management for worker node accessyesyes
White labeling-yes
Built for Cloud/Service Provider-yes