Thank You For 2015

This holiday season, we want to thank all of the people and groups in the developer community who have joined us in this journey. In this post, we highlight the different ways our community inspired us this year.

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Connect the Dots with Internet Peering at IX Points

All over the world, IX points connect the dots of the Internet.

IX points, short for Internet Exchange points, are where companies, schools, internet service providers (ISPs) and other organizations connect their traffic directly to each other over a single Local Area Network (LAN).

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Inside DO: Employee-First Office Design

I'm Jess, Director of Employee Experience, and I designed DigitalOcean's office.

In this post, I'll give you a behind-the-scenes look at how I designed our office to fit DigitalOcean's personality, and to keep 200 (and counting!) employees happy and productive.

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Zero Touch Provisioning: How to Build a Network Without Touching Anything

Last month, we proudly launched our 11th datacenter in Toronto, Canada. Building new datacenters is becoming a pretty common occurrence for us; we launched three last year, two this year, and there are plenty more coming in the near future.

This means that building a DC has become a repeatable task, and repeatable tasks are tasks that are begging for automation. This blog is the story of how we have built our last few datacenters without needing to manually log in to the majority of our devices.

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