I’ve used the Basic droplet feature..

Can I make a “droplet”(VPS) with less than 25GB space?

That way if I make a snapshot and destroy the droplet, then the snapshot(which I understand is charged per GB storage), will be cheaper for me to keep.

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Hello! 25GB is the smallest system disk size offered: https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/resources/choose-plan/

And you are correct, Snapshots are charged at $0.05/GiB USD per month, based on the size of the snapshot, not the size of the filesystem being saved.

Hello, @userdo

Yes, the 25GB droplet is the smallest system disk size. In order to reduce cost you can simply do manual backups and host them to a remote server. In this way the size of the droplet will not affect you and will not increase the monthly cost.

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Hope that this helps!