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How SMBs and startups scale on DigitalOcean Kubernetes: Best Practices Part III - Reliability

May 24, 202416 min read

Elevate your e-commerce platforms with DigitalOcean and On Tap

May 20, 20242 min read

DigitalOcean Partners with AI Droplet

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product updates

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DigitalOcean partners with Tabnine to bring the power of AI-enabled software development to startups and developers globally

Fer Oliveira

February 15, 20243 min read

Driving Inclusive Entrepreneurship with DO Impact

Admas Kanyagia

February 12, 20244 min read

Turbocharge Your Business with a Black Friday Cyber Monday Deal from Cloudways


November 21, 20234 min read

Paperspace Joins DigitalOcean to Expand AI Capabilities

Yancey Spruill

July 6, 20233 min read

DigitalOcean launches Partner Directory


May 22, 20232 min read

DigitalOcean expands backup capabilities with acquisition of SnapShooter

Gabe Monroy

January 11, 20233 min read

DigitalOcean featured on Tomorrow's World Today


November 14, 20221 min read

Introducing Partner Pod, DigitalOcean’s new partner program

Jeff Siefert

October 25, 20222 min read

DigitalOcean Named to Newsweek’s 2022 Most Loved Workplaces List


October 14, 20222 min read

Product updates

Unlock Effortless App Development with DigitalOcean's Reimagined App Platform

May 20, 20244 min read

Now Available: Scrapable metrics for Managed PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, and Kafka

May 6, 20243 min read

Introducing Premium Memory-Optimized and Premium Storage-Optimized Droplets for Faster Networking Performance

Grace Morgan

May 1, 20242 min read

Introducing CPU-based Autoscaling for DigitalOcean App Platform

March 20, 20243 min read

Introducing Software License Subscriptions on DigitalOcean Marketplace

March 18, 20242 min read

Introducing New Enhanced Features for DigitalOcean Support Plans

Nicole Ghalwash

March 4, 20243 min read

Introducing Horizontal Scaling for DigitalOcean Managed Kafka

Devneel Vaidya

February 23, 20244 min read

Introducing the next evolution of DigitalOcean Backups

Yaz Unal

February 8, 20244 min read

Cilium Hubble now included with DigitalOcean Kubernetes at no cost

Bikram Gupta

February 1, 20242 min read

Cloud education

Top 10 Reasons to Choose DigitalOcean’s Managed Kafka Solution

Faye Hutsell

April 23, 20244 min read

Accelerate Your Business with DigitalOcean App Platform

April 1, 20245 min read

Access the New Cloud Buying Criteria Proposed by IDC for 2024

Faye Hutsell

March 27, 20243 min read

How ISVs and startups scale on DigitalOcean Kubernetes: Best Practices Part II - Observability

March 21, 202413 min read

How ISVs and startups scale on DigitalOcean Kubernetes: Best practices for DOKS adoption

February 26, 202410 min read

Partnering with DigitalOcean: Unleashing Growth Opportunities for ISVs

Fer Oliveira

December 19, 20235 min read

The Evolving Needs of Cloud Buyers and Vendor Selection

Dave McCarthy

December 12, 20234 min read

Top Ten Reasons Why Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Should Adopt DigitalOcean As Their Cloud Provider

Faye Hutsell

November 1, 20236 min read

Maximizing savings and security: Why tech startups should opt for ACH payments for cloud services

Ivan Tarin

July 26, 20232 min read


2022 demonstrated the strength of small businesses

Yancey Spruill

December 29, 20223 min read

A day in the life with DigitalOcean's Customer Success Managers


December 19, 20223 min read

Get to know: Senior Technical Writer II Alex Garnett


November 8, 20224 min read

Intern Insights: Serverless Functions

Shivani Kumar

September 20, 20224 min read

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Report 2022

Yancey Spruill

September 13, 20222 min read

A summer with the Kubernetes team

David Hwang

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 conversation with Rainbow DOlphins ERG leaders


June 1, 20226 min read


A look back at the second official year of DO Impact

Admas Kanyagia

February 9, 20244 min read

Accelerate your ISV journey with DigitalOcean's powerful cloud platform in 2024

Aaqib Gadit

January 22, 20243 min read

Hacktoberfest Post-Event Survey Results

Phoebe Quincy

January 17, 20245 min read

The 10th anniversary of Hacktoberfest is a wrap!

Phoebe Quincy

November 15, 20235 min read

Try the DigitalOcean API directly from our documentation

Dan Brian

November 9, 20232 min read

How to participate in Hacktoberfest

Phoebe Quincy

September 27, 20238 min read

Driving impact with DO for Nonprofits & Social Enterprises

Admas Kanyagia

August 15, 20233 min read

Founder Q&A: Dillon Erb and Daniel Kobran of Paperspace on their recent DigitalOcean acquisition and the future of AI


August 11, 20234 min read

Celebrating ten years of Hacktoberfest!


August 7, 20234 min read

Trust & Security

Announcing the Public Launch of DigitalOcean’s Paid Bug Bounty Program

Senior Manager, Product Security

April 5, 20244 min read

Fine-Grained RBAC For GitHub Action Workflows With GitHub OIDC and HashiCorp Vault

Senior Manager, Product Security

February 3, 202328 min read

Enabling Engineering Teams Through Developer-First Secrets Management

Senior Manager, Product Security

January 26, 20238 min read

Securing your DigitalOcean account


January 10, 20233 min read

Impact to DigitalOcean customers resulting from Mailchimp security incident

Tyler Healy

August 15, 20224 min read

SMTP restricted by default

Tyler Healy

June 22, 20222 min read

DigitalOcean mitigated the AMD vulnerability

Tyler Healy

May 10, 20222 min read

DigitalOcean’s response to the Log4j security vulnerability


December 13, 20213 min read

Customer Onboarding Funnel Equilibrium: Securing Customer Experience

Tyler Healy

January 12, 20214 min read


How SMBs and startups scale on DigitalOcean Kubernetes: Best Practices Part III - Reliability

May 24, 202416 min read

Transforming Data Protection: Unveiling Faster, More Reliable Backups and Snapshots

Jawaad Tariq, House Li, Urchin Colley , Jenni Griesmann, and Archana Kamath

May 15, 20245 min read

How We Implemented the Dedicated Egress Feature on App Platform

Sr. Software Engineer

May 8, 20245 min read

Introducing new runtime performance improvements for App Platform

May 2, 20244 min read

Dolphin: Mastering the Art of Automated Droplet Movement

Jes Olson, Lucy Berman, and Roman Gonzalez

January 23, 202410 min read

DigitalOcean's journey to Python Client generation

Dana Elhertani

January 26, 20237 min read

DigitalOcean + Let's Encrypt

Anit Gandhi

November 28, 20226 min read

Inside DigitalOcean's Reserved IP Rails migration

Julius Zerwick

September 6, 202213 min read

How DigitalOcean's new Droplet Console works

House Li

May 26, 20225 min read