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SHARED CPU

Burstable performance from $5/mo

Basic

The most basic Droplet – a burstable portion of vCPU – along with a configurable amount of memory.

DESIGNED FOR

Simple or bursty applications such as low traffic web servers, blogs, discussion forums, CMS, small databases, dev/test servers, microservices, and repository hosting.

DEDICATED CPU

Consistent, fast performance from $40/mo

General Purpose

The most popular modern Droplet, with 100% dedicated vCPU, along with a balanced 4GB of memory for each vCPU.

DESIGNED FOR

Critical applications such as high-traffic web servers, e-commerce sites, medium-sized databases, and enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS).

CPU-Optimized

The CPU-centric Droplet, with 100% dedicated vCPU, along with a more modest 2GB of memory for each vCPU.

DESIGNED FOR

CPU-intensive applications like CI/CD, video encoding, machine learning, ad serving, batch processing, and active front-end web servers.

Memory-Optimized

The maximum memory Droplet, with 100% dedicated vCPU, along with a generous 8GB of memory for each vCPU.

DESIGNED FOR

RAM-intensive applications like high-performance databases, in-memory caches, and real-time big data processing.

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How do I sign up for the free trial?

If you are eligible, your free trial will start when you sign up for DigitalOcean. You will need a credit card so that we can verify your identity, but you will not be charged or billed during your free trial.

Who is eligible for the free trial?

New customers to DigitalOcean with a valid credit card are eligible. You are eligible if you have never been a paying customer of DigitalOcean and have not previously signed up for the free trial.

What can I use the free trial for?

You can use the free trial for any infrastructure services provided by DigitalOcean, for example all Droplet plans, Spaces Object Storage, Block Storage, and Load Balancers.

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After 60 days, any active infrastructure services running on your account will be charged at the standard pricing, as described on the DigitalOcean website.

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