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  • Build web apps or API backends on robust infrastructure

  • Deploy container based apps with managed Kubernetes

  • Speed up development with intuitive API, developer tools and CI/CD add-ons

  • OR, simply learn the basics of cloud computing

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186% ROI

Forrester found that an organization experiences 186% ROI when using DigitalOcean

A simple and scalable cloud platform for all developer needs

Complete set of building-block services

Choose from a wide variety of services - Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Cloud-Native (managed Kubernetes) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) for all compute, networking, storage and database needs of your applications

Rich marketplace of 1-click apps

Leverage popular CMS, eCommerce, web application frameworks and developer tools - to expedite development.

Predictable costs and billing

Always know what you’ll pay per month with a flat pricing structure across all data center regions.

Cloud computing demystified

Rich set of learning content around technology topics - from the basics of virtual machines to database optimizations and container orchestration.

Plus receive free access to these services

99.99% uptime SLA

Keep your app up and running virtually all the time.

Frequently asked questions

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.

We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, and Google Pay (with an associated credit card). For additional payment options, including wire transfer, purchase orders, and ACH, please contact us. Note that when you add a card, we may send a temporary pre-authorization request to the issuing bank. This pre-authorization charge is immediately released by DigitalOcean but may take a few days to clear from your card depending on the bank.

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.

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.

The free trial requires that you access the DigitalOcean Terms of Service.

The $200, 60-day free trial provides free credit up to $200 that must be used within 60 days. If you go over $200 in infrastructure services during the 60-day period, any overage charges will be charged to your credit card.

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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Cloud firewalls

Define what traffic gets to your Droplets and secure your infrastructure.

Monitoring & alerting

Keep an eye on your app with alerts and insights into resources it's using.


Manage the DNS of any domain you own and bring to DigitalOcean.

Global data centers

DigitalOcean data centers all over the world means you deliver great experiences every time.

Enterprise SSDs

Add scalable storage to Droplets whenever you need it.

Easy-to-use API

Build it and go live fast with a powerful, simple API.

Why thousands of developers choose DigitalOcean

I can’t [help] but love @digitalocean. They are bringing all the required tools for managing an app stack. Not overly complicated like AWS and G Cloud, and good pricing as well :-)

Tareq Hasan

I've worked with every conceivable service provider (Rackspace, AWS, Azure, etc), and Digital Ocean's amazing documentation, great UI/UX, and reasonable and understandable pricing scheme are unsurpassed. What's not to love?

Jason Gilmore

Simplicity is key but also performance/price. DO excels at both compared to AWS

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