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Prices explanation: $5 per space or $5 for spaces?

DigitalOcean isn’t very clear if it will cost me $5 per space (e.g: $5 for a SQL Backup space AND $5 for image hosting space) or if it’s $5 for access to spaces as a product and then I’m charged past the 250GB of storage and 1TB of bandwidth.

Any help clearing this one up please?


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Once you start using Spaces, the actual number of Spaces has no effect on billing.

You can have one Space or a thousand Spaces, and as long as:

  1. The total storage across all your Spaces is less than 250GB
  2. The total outbound bandwidth across all your Spaces is less than 1TB

you will only be charged $5

Go ahead and create that Space :)

More reference: https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/spaces/overview/

I had to use google and find this very discussion in order to answer that question before I created my first space.

I strongly recommend this to be clarified on the pricing information site.

Thanks - this should be clarified on the pricing page. It is not clear …