How to identify the same sizes as are available through the web interface

When I list the sizes available, I get many more options than what the standard web interface shows (I’ve included the NYC1 sizes in this post). Through the web interface, I can determine that it appears the sizes prefixed with s-, g-, or c- are “current”. However, there are other sizes listed as well. Are these valid sizes? Is there a more in depth description of them? My initial thoughts were that they are old hardware configurations that wouldn’t be available, but they have “available” listed as true.

How do I reduce this to the latest available droplets without resorting to hard coding the various prefixes and searching that way?


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March 27, 2019
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Great question. You can obtain more information about the sizes over our API using this guide:

You can also take a look at how they line up with the listings here:


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