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An Overview of DigitalOcean VPC and Networking

Published on April 9, 2020 · Updated on July 15, 2020
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By Rafael Rosa
Developer and author at DigitalOcean.
An Overview of DigitalOcean VPC and Networking



Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is now active on DigitalOcean and we would like to give you a tour to understand how it works and how you can organize your networking on DigitalOcean.

This Tech Talk covers a brief overview of all the network features you can use and show a few examples of how to use them.


  • How you can leverage more complex networking for your complex applications
  • How the DigitalOcean VPC features work together to isolate a multi-tenant system

Topics Covered

  • VPCs versus Private Networks
  • Setting up VPCs
  • Use cases for using multiple VPCs
  • How it affects bandwidth billing
  • Demo of a simple website using VPCs, Cloud Firewalls and Load Balancers
  • Demo of an internet gateway in action

About the Presenter

Rafael Rosa is a Senior Product Manager at DigitalOcean.

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