I got $100 credit for Managed Database for 60 days (only applies to Managed Database product). What that means?

I have already account on digital ocean since last 6 month. initial i got 100$ credit for 60days on account opening.

now suddenly i got 100$ more credit for - Managed Database $100 credit for 60 days (only applies to Managed Database product) QC my current balance is 7$ + 100$ credit =107$ now i am thinking that, i have to add more balance to run my existing droplet, or the 100$ credit will work as my account balance.

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December 19, 2022

Hello @sandydarkblueseaweed,

The credit will only apply to the Managed Database product as stated.

Your balance can be found by clicking on the box in the upper right of the page in the control panel and clicking “Billing”.

There’s a “Remaining account credits” section that appears at the very top of the billing page. Above the “Estimated costs for this billing period” section.


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December 19, 2022

Hi @sandydarkblueseaweed,

The Credit you’ve received is for the Managed Database product. The product. DigitalOcean’s Managed Databases are a fully managed, high performance database cluster service. Using managed databases is a powerful alternative to installing, configuring, maintaining, and securing databases by hand. More about that here:

Basically, you’ll still need to pay for the usage of your Droplet but can use the Managed Databases product for free until this credit is valid.

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