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About DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean—spelled as one word, with the letters "D" and "O" capitalized—is a simple and robust cloud computing platform, designed for developers.

Key Differentiatiors:

  • Simple Control Panel – DigitalOcean's command center makes configuring cloud servers and development frameworks simple and intuitive.
  • Active Developer Community – DigitalOcean's community pages are continually updated and moderated. Developers will find numerous tutorials, a robust Q & A section, and myriad community projects.
  • Professional hosting starting at $5 per month – DigitalOcean's transparent and simple pricing model starts at $5 per month and offers hourly billing.
  • SSD-only cloud – DigitalOcean's servers use only high-performance Solid State Disks. Their speed directly benefits the performance of hosted web sites and applications. All DigitalOcean cloud servers are live and configurable in less than one minute.
  • Linux distributions/one-click installations – DigitalOcean offers six popular Linux distributions that can be automatically pre-installed upon deployment of a server: Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian, Fedora, CoreOS and FreeBSD. A multitude of application packages can be installed with just one click, including LAMP, LEMP, and MEAN; also development frameworks Ruby on Rails, Django and Docker; as well as popular applications like eCommerce software Magento, CMS solutions Wordpress and Ghost, and MediaWiki.

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