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Platform Overview

Here are the latest improvements to the DigitalOcean platform:

July 12

  • FreeBSD 12 (ufs & zfs) images have been updated to fix a bug related to private networking and SSH keys.
  • FreeBSD 11.3 base image is now available in the control panel and via the API.

July 11

  • DigitalOcean users can now sign up and sign in to DigitalOcean with GitHub Single Sign-On. Users can switch their login type between password-based, Google SSO, and GitHub SSO.

July 9

  • Downloadable CSV invoices available on the control panel billing page have been updated to include project names for each Droplet.

July 8

July 3

  • Kubernetes Monitoring Stack (Beta), FASTPANEL, SolidInvoice, and OpenCart third-party One-Click applications were released.
  • The installation repo for the metrics agent has been moved to DigitalOcean Spaces.

July 2

  • The Prometheus 2.9.2, RethinkDB 2.4.0, Mattermost 5.12.0, and Buddy third-party One-Click applications were released.

For more, see our full release notes.