Question

How is Digitalocean provisioning so fast compared to other cloud providers?

I use DO for my personal projects and Azure for work related things. I notice that when I start a VM in DO it generally launches in well under a minute while in Azure it can take up to 2 or even 3 sometimes. I’m curious how from a technical standpoint DO is so much faster.

Subscribe
Share

Submit an answer
You can type!ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Hi there @kcaps,

If you are curious about what happens when you create a Droplet, I would recommend watching the following talk from the DigitalOcean Deploy Conference a few months ago:

How a DigitalOcean Droplet is Made – the Journey From UI to Bare Metal

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby