Now Offering Double the Memory & Solid State Drives for ALL Plans!

Posted 2013-01-13  in Product Updates
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DigitalOcean is now offering cloud servers with the best performance and the best monthly price in the cloud hosting industry. Moving forward, every DigitalOcean droplet will have double the memory and feature solid state drives (SSD), offering the absolute best value in performance of any other cloud hosting provider. DigitalOcean's 512MB RAM and 20GB SSD cloud servers will start at only $5 per month.

Ben Uretsky, the CEO of DigitalOcean, explains "with the release of our SSD cloud servers and double memory, we're now offering the latest technology in a simple to use package, empowering developers at any level to leverage our simple cloud hosting platform."

SSD Droplet

DigitalOcean's SSD Droplets are innovatively engineered to deliver industry-leading file transfer rates and superior system responsiveness, all while providing a more durable, reliable, and energy efficient storage solution compared to traditional SATA drives.

Here is the new pricing information for our cloud hosting plans:


$5/Month or $0.007/Hour - 512MB RAM - 20GB SSD - 1 Core

$10/Month or $0.015/Hour - 1GB RAM - 30GB SSD - 1 Core

$20/Month or $0.03/Hour - 2GB RAM - 40GB SSD - 2 Cores

$40/Month or $0.06/Hour - 4GB RAM - 60GB SSD - 2 Cores

$80/Month or $0.119/Hour - 8GB RAM - 80GB SSD - 4 Cores

$160/Month or $0.238/Hour - 16GB RAM - 160GB SSD - 8 Cores

$320/Month or $0.476/Hour - 32GB RAM - 320GB SSD - 12 Cores

$480/Month or $0.705/Hour - 48GB RAM - 480GB SSD - 16 Cores

$640/Month or $0.941/Hour - 64GB RAM - 640GB SSD - 20 Cores

$960/Month or $1.411/Hour - 96GB RAM - 960GB SSD - 24 Cores

Current DigitalOcean customers who are on non-SSD plans will be able to easily migrate and resize their droplets (cloud servers) to a SSD server with a single click.