Nearest datacenter to me?

Posted October 31, 2015 19.6k views

Hi. Before to create my first droplet i want to know where is smallest ping. Please tell me ip adresses of datacenter routers with geographical location.


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Hey there,

You can find speed tests and test file download links to all of our regions here.

You can use the in-browser speed test, try to download the test files which are linked right below the speed test, or run pings/traceroutes to those links.

Thank you and please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you.

Happy coding,

Jon Schwenn
Platform Support Specialist

Your given link is not working


Here is a list with the DigitalOcean datacenters. You can also check the following article:

DigitalOcean’s datacenters are in the following locations:

NYC1, NYC2, NYC3: New York City, United States
AMS2, AMS3: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
SFO1, SFO2, SFO3: San Francisco, United States
SGP1: Singapore
LON1: London, United Kingdom
FRA1: Frankfurt, Germany
TOR1: Toronto, Canada
BLR1: Bangalore, India

Hope that this helps!

If you have doctl set up, you can script a thing that pings each datacenter’s speedtest endpoint four times and shows the results, like below

$ doctl compute region list --no-header | grep -v false | awk '{print $1}' | \
  while read p; do echo -n "$p: "; ping -c4 speedtest-$ | \
  grep --color=never rtt; done
nyc1: rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 256.664/510.321/800.166/252.180 ms
sgp1: rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 154.882/166.260/193.908/16.151 ms
lon1: rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 331.613/454.028/536.354/76.047 ms
nyc3: rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 258.674/510.916/808.148/219.937 ms
ams3: rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 424.820/884.586/1092.637/267.558 ms, pipe 2
fra1: rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 333.423/514.485/1048.595/308.374 ms, pipe 2
tor1: rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 262.416/467.444/1074.072/350.247 ms, pipe 2
sfo2: rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 209.758/271.905/443.974/99.387 ms
blr1: rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 190.940/193.303/198.453/3.010 ms
sfo3: rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 211.879/244.435/332.623/51.006 ms