Why does Saturn Cloud run on Kubernetes?
Kubernetes is the most widely used container orchestration platform allowing to deploy, scale and manage containerized applications with a vast ecosystem of tooling to streamline infrastructure configuration and application development.
Why Amazon EKS?
EKS is a fully managed Kubernetes service offered by AWS. Saturn Cloud runs as an application inside Kubernetes leveraging AWS services such as EC2, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) to provide secure and scalable infrastructure to run your Data Science workloads.
Amazon EKS Pricing
Installing and using Saturn requires running a single Amazon EKS cluster that costs $0.10 per hour(~$72 per month). Multiple users within your organization can use Saturn running in a single EKS cluster .
You can find more Amazon EKS pricing details here https://aws.amazon.com/eks/pricing/