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Standard Droplet plans offer the right amount of RAM, CPU, and storage space needed to get applications off the ground.
High memory Droplet plans offer larger amounts of RAM, ideal for databases and in-memory caching.
Pricing in USD. Excludes any applicable tax.
Attach highly available and scalable SSD-based Block Storage volumes to your Droplet at $0.10/GB per month.
$0.000 per hour
Automatically distribute incoming traffic across your Droplets, enabling you to build more reliable and performant applications by creating redundancy. Load Balancers are billed hourly at $0.03, with no additional bandwidth charges. Now available in all datacenter regions.Get Started
Run and scale your business applications and workloads on DigitalOcean.
*$500/month minimum spend.
Each Droplet is billed per hour up to its monthly cap.
No—you only need to pay for 1 hour of usage. For example, spinning up a new 512MB server just to test something for a couple of minutes will only cost you $0.0074
No—when you enter a card, we only verify the card. Your card is charged at the end of the billing cycle.
In order to use the credit, users need to activate their accounts by adding a credit card to their account or prepaying through PayPal.
User's credits show up with a negative (ie. -$11.25) while the amount they owe to DigitalOcean shows up positive (eg. $5.00).
Yes. Your disk space, CPU, RAM, and IP address are all reserved while your Droplet is powered off. If you want to save a Droplet for future use take a snapshot of it and then destroy it. You'll be able to create a new Droplet from the snapshot image anytime to bring it back online.
There is no difference between monthly and hourly billing. All Droplets are billed hourly, up until a monthly cap. We have estimated that each month has about 672 hours (28 days). If you use your server for less than 672 hours during the month, you will be billed for each hour that you used it. If you use your server for more than 672 hours that month, you will be billed at the monthly cost, which is no greater than 672 hours.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal. For additional payment options, like purchase orders and ACH, please contact sales
You can cancel your account anytime through the control panel, under the settings tab.
No, we do not offer refunds. If there are extenuating circumstances, please open up a ticket with us.
Balances are not updated in real time. Once you submit your PayPal payment it gets processed and added to our system. You should see the updated balance in a few hours.
Yes, if you live in Canada, India, or the EU. Please review the tax help sections on the Pricing & Billing page for more information.