I’m new to the API, and I’m trying to understand the relationship between Regions and Sizes. I figured that they would have a concrete relationship: if the region is available, and has a certain size in the size array, then I expect to see that when I list the sizes, and search the regions array, it will map directly to the region data.
However, if I list the regions, it reports NYC1 and NYC3, but not NYC2. To me this indicates that NYC2 is not available for new droplets. However, if I list the available sizes, I see NYC1, NYC2, and NYC3 listed as available regions.
Is there a correct way to build a mapping starting with choosing a region, then for that reason list available sizes, and finally available images.
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The best way to tell what sizes are available for create is to use the /v2/regions part of the API. You can use /v2/sizes to draw the correlation on the slug for the details of a specific size that is available.
For example, as of the time of my comment the size s-16vcpu-64gb is not available in NYC2. Under /v2/sizes it does list nyc2 as an available region, but under /v2/regions it does not list the size as available under the nyc2 region.
I hope that makes sense :)