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cloud education

Startup funding explained: Series A, Series B, Series C

August 9, 20225 min read
product updates

Announcing DigitalOcean Uptime: Real-time uptime and latency alerts

September 8, 20223 min read
cloud education

Beginner's guide to pre-seed funding

July 22, 20224 min read

News

Cloudways to join DigitalOcean 

August 23, 20222 min read

JournalDev joins DigitalOcean

July 14, 20222 min read

New $4 Droplet and updated pricing

May 16, 20224 min read

Announcing DO Impact

April 6, 20223 min read

CSS-Tricks joins DigitalOcean, expanding our commitment to community

March 15, 20222 min read

Forrester Total Economic Impact: Study finds a 186% ROI with DigitalOcean

March 9, 20224 min read

Announcing Currents: DigitalOcean's research report on SMBs and the cloud

November 16, 20213 min read

Join us for deploy, DigitalOcean's virtual conference

October 21, 20212 min read

Introducing DigitalOcean's New Chief Product Officer

October 19, 20213 min read

Product Updates

Supercharge your app builds with the latest App Platform updates

September 29, 20223 min read

Latest products and features at DigitalOcean: August 2022 

September 9, 20222 min read

Announcing DigitalOcean Uptime: Real-time uptime and latency alerts

September 8, 20223 min read

Latest products and features at DigitalOcean: July 2022 

August 11, 20223 min read

Latest products and features at DigitalOcean: June 2022

July 11, 20223 min read

DigitalOcean Kubernetes Control Plane General Availability (GA), now with a 99.95% SLA

June 23, 20224 min read

Introducing DigitalOcean Support Plans

June 21, 20222 min read

Latest products and features at DigitalOcean: May 2022

June 8, 20223 min read

A year with Managed MongoDB: easier to update, simpler to use, and more secure

June 7, 20223 min read

Cloud Education

A startup’s guide to getting started with managed Kubernetes

September 30, 20225 min read

Top reasons startups fail (and how to avoid them)

September 23, 20224 min read

Five tax credits available to startups in the US

September 21, 20225 min read

Foundational metrics every business should care about

September 1, 20225 min read

How to successfully bootstrap your startup

August 29, 20225 min read

Five tips for a successful product launch

August 23, 20225 min read

The pros and cons of crowdfunding your startup

August 17, 20225 min read

Startup funding explained: Series A, Series B, Series C

August 9, 20225 min read

How to raise seed capital for your startup

August 3, 20224 min read

Culture

Intern insights: A summer with DigitalOcean Serverless Functions

September 20, 20224 min read

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Report 2022

September 13, 20222 min read

Intern insights: A summer with the Kubernetes team

August 30, 20224 min read

A Q&A with DigitalOcean’s summer interns

July 27, 20225 min read

A conversation with DigitalOcean’s Afro Sharks Employee Resource Group leaders

June 16, 20224 min read

A day in the life: A conversation with DigitalOcean’s Rainbow DOlphins Employee Resource Group leaders

June 1, 20226 min read

Why DigitalOcean was named to Inc.’s Best Workplaces List for the second year in a row

May 11, 20224 min read

How DigitalOcean supports employees as they balance work and life

April 22, 20223 min read

A day in the life: Data Center Engineer

March 1, 20224 min read

Community

Hacktoberfest 2022: Complete your mission for open source

September 30, 20223 min read

Hatch’s September 2022 Startup of the Month: Discz Music

September 13, 20224 min read

Highlights from the first DigitalOcean Functions Challenge 

July 26, 20222 min read

Effective messaging for startups

July 7, 20225 min read

DO Impact: Reflecting on progress and the path ahead 

June 29, 20224 min read

Find DigitalOcean at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2022

May 9, 20222 min read

Founder Diaries: Startup lessons from Wordfleet

March 16, 20226 min read

Highlights from the DigitalOcean Kubernetes Challenge

February 10, 20223 min read

Meet the Navigators: DigitalOcean’s inaugural class of 2021

December 16, 20212 min read

Trust & Security

Impact to DigitalOcean customers resulting from Mailchimp security incident

August 15, 20224 min read

SMTP restricted by default

June 22, 20222 min read

DigitalOcean mitigated the AMD vulnerability CVE-2021-26339

May 10, 20222 min read

DigitalOcean’s response to the Log4j security vulnerability

December 13, 20212 min read

Customer Onboarding Funnel Equilibrium: Securing Customer Experience

January 12, 20214 min read

A message about Intel’s recent security vulnerabilities

November 11, 20201 min read

Growing Community with the New Trust Platform

April 30, 20202 min read

An Update about Intel’s Recent CVE Announcement

January 27, 20202 min read

An Update on Last Week's Customer Shutdown Incident

June 4, 20196 min read

Engineering

Inside DigitalOcean's Reserved IP Rails migration

September 6, 202213 min read

How DigitalOcean’s new Droplet Console works

May 26, 20225 min read

Contributing to open source software: Kubernetes

June 15, 20219 min read

Introducing the DigitalOcean OpenAPI Specification

March 30, 20212 min read

A glimpse into network availability

February 11, 20217 min read

GTA: Detecting affected dependent Go packages

January 12, 20216 min read

Build component-based apps with DigitalOcean App Platform

December 15, 20206 min read

How startups can overcome obstacles in their cloud journey

October 19, 20203 min read

From 15,000 database connections to under 100: DigitalOcean's tale of tech debt

January 8, 20207 min read

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