Buy extra transfer for a droplet

August 19, 2017 1.2k views
Networking Ubuntu

Hi. My application is going to consume a lot of network traffic (both incoming and outcoming), so I'm looking for a tariff plan with large amount of transfer included. But from the other side, application won't be CPU- or RAM-consuming, so I don't really need a powerful droplet. So I wonder if it's possible to order some additional traffic separately? If not, then I'm curious what will happen upon droplet quota exceeding? Will the droplet refuse any connections or there will be turned on some additional charges (of what amount)?

1 Answer
Aprexer August 19, 2017
Accepted Answer

Bandwidth is currently is currently unmetered as long as you don't abuse it.

  • Sounds great, but what is treated as an abuse? Let's assume I ordered basic droplet with 1TB included. But my app consumed 2TB or even 3TB during the month. Is it okay?

    • It should be fine. You'll get an email warning you of your abuse if digitalocean believes it's a problem.

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