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High Availability is key to any production environment. It grants ...

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Inside DO: Banishing Your Sysadmin Fears

Jay Gordon on  Engineering   2015-09-08

Jay Gordon, TechOps Engineer at DigitalOcean, shares his theory o ...

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Building the Next Generation of DigitalOcean Networking

Luca SalvatoreLuca Salvatore on  Engineering   2015-08-25

On April 15th, we opened our newest datacenter in Frankfurt. The ...

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Getting Ready for PHP 7

Erika Heidi on  Engineering   2015-07-15

2015 has been an important year for PHP. Eleven years after its 5 ...

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Transparent Huge Pages and Alternative Memory Allocators: A Cautionary Tale

Sam Kottler on  Engineering   2015-06-15

Recently, our site reliability engineering team started getting a ...

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Update on CVE-2015-3456, aka the VENOM Security Vulnerability

Sammy avatarDigitalOcean on  Engineering   2015-05-12

Earlier today, CVE-2015-3456, a security vulnerability also known ...

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Horizontally Scaling PHP Applications

Erika Heidi on  Engineering   2015-04-21

Shipping a website or application to production has its own chall ...

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Taming Your Go Dependencies

Bryan Liles on  Engineering   2015-02-20

Internally at DigitalOcean, we had an issue brewing in our Go cod ...

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What's Your Libscore?

The contributors to Libscore, including our own Creative Director ...

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Presenting FreeBSD! How We Made It Happen.

We're happy to announce that FreeBSD is now available for use on ...

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Automating App Deployments with User-Data

Automating common development tasks such as building, testing, an ...