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Finding the Right DigitalOcean Virtual Machine Type For Your Business

Published on July 2, 2021 · Updated on July 2, 2021
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By Harsh Banwait
Developer and author at DigitalOcean.
Finding the Right DigitalOcean Virtual Machine Type For Your Business


About the Talk

See how DigitalOcean’s simple, flexible, and reliable virtual machines (VMs) — called Droplets — can scale with you as your business grows. From a robust compute platform for production business applications, to customizable and cost-effective Droplets for personal passion projects, there is a right-shaped VM for you to scale vertically or horizontally.



Droplets are Linux-based virtual machines (VMs) that run on top of virtualized hardware. Each Droplet you create is a new server you can use, either standalone or as part of a larger, cloud-based infrastructure. [Docs]

Choosing the Right Droplet Plan


Harsh Banwait leads Product Management for Droplets and compute infrastructure at DigitalOcean. Harsh has a background in building both software and hardware products and is passionate about creating easy-to-use and lovable experiences.

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