This guide helps you understand how Coder's hosted beta offering works and how you can access your deployment to get started.
The hosted beta offering is a hybrid cloud offering of Coder's self-hosted platform. Coder hosts the control plane, while you host your compute and development workspaces. The benefits of this setup include:
- Automatic upgrades
- No DNS or TLS configuration
- Managed logging and monitoring
If you are interested in trying the hosted beta, contact us.
Curious how the hosted beta works? Here's a breakdown of the underlying architecture.
coderdservice: responsible for rendering the dashboard UI, provisioning workspaces, user authentication, and many more functions.
coderdinstance is not shared across other Coder accounts. Each deployment has its own
- A PostgreSQL database: stores metadata related to your Coder instance, such as user information, session tokens, etc.
- A Kubernetes cluster: hosts your Coder workspaces, as well as your source code (your source code is stored on Persistent Volumes mounted to each workspace pod)
coderd connects to your infrastructure via a service account created in your
cluster, enabling you to create workspaces.
Navigate to your deployment URL (e.g.,
Log in with the email address you provided to Coder the password Coder provided you.
Once you've logged in, you'll be prompted to change your temporary password.