Web and mobile apps

Quickly build and reliably run the backend of your web and mobile apps using our developer-friendly, production-ready cloud platform.

Power your application with our infrastructure

When you’re building a web or mobile application, you need to develop and deliver your app quickly. DigitalOcean has the cloud computing services you need, with predictable pricing, robust documentation, and scalability to support your application as it grows.

Fast and flexible computing

Not only is DigitalOcean easy to operate, it’s built with best-in-class Intel processors that run your app at blazing speeds. Cloud Spectator, a renowned benchmarking firm, found that DigitalOcean delivers superior price-performance compared to Amazon and Google. With DigitalOcean, you can choose whether to run your app directly on VMs or Kubernetes.

Droplets (IaaS)

Droplets (IaaS)

Run and manage your app directly on our VMs, or as we call them, Droplets. Choose between Basic, General Purpose, CPU-Optimized, or Memory-Optimized VMs. Spin up Droplets with your choice of Linux OS in 55 seconds or less.

DigitalOcean Kubernetes (KaaS)

DigitalOcean Kubernetes (KaaS)

Spin up a managed Kubernetes cluster in minutes, and run your app as microservices using Docker containers. Scale up or down as needed. Pay only for your worker nodes, as the master is free.

Database deliverance

The days of licensing expensive databases and running them on-premises are long gone. With DigitalOcean, you can easily use any one of our open source Managed Databases. Create a cluster in just a few minutes, and only pay for actual resource usage.

Frequently asked questions

1. What is DigitalOcean, and how does it facilitate web and mobile app hosting?

DigitalOcean is a cloud infrastructure provider offering scalable and easy-to-use solutions for hosting web and mobile applications. With its virtual machines, known as Droplets, users can deploy and manage applications seamlessly.

2. How does DigitalOcean ensure the security of hosted web and mobile apps?

DigitalOcean employs robust security measures, including firewalls, private networking, and data encryption, helping to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of your hosted applications.

3. Can I deploy multiple web and mobile apps on a single DigitalOcean account?

Yes, DigitalOcean allows you to deploy multiple applications on a single account, enabling efficient management and scalability across different projects.

4. What types of operating systems are supported for web and mobile app hosting on DigitalOcean?

DigitalOcean supports a variety of Linux operating systems, including popular choices like Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian, and more, ensuring compatibility with diverse application requirements.

5. How does DigitalOcean handle traffic spikes to ensure optimal performance for web and mobile apps?

DigitalOcean provides scalable solutions that allow you to resize Droplets and add resources to accommodate increased traffic, helping to ensure your applications perform optimally during peak periods.

6. Can I integrate DigitalOcean with CI/CD pipelines for automated deployment?

Yes, DigitalOcean integrates seamlessly with CI/CD tools, enabling developers to automate the deployment process, streamline workflows, and ensure continuous delivery of web and mobile applications.

7. How does DigitalOcean handle backups, and can I schedule automated backups for my applications?

DigitalOcean offers automated backups for Droplets, allowing users to schedule regular snapshots of their applications. This helps ensure data integrity and provides a convenient way to restore applications in case of issues.

8. Are there load-balancing options available for distributing traffic across multiple servers?

Yes, DigitalOcean offers load balancing solutions that distribute incoming traffic across multiple Droplets, improving application availability and preventing downtime during high traffic periods.

9. Can I scale my web and mobile apps vertically or horizontally on DigitalOcean?

DigitalOcean supports both vertical and horizontal scaling. Vertical scaling involves resizing a Droplet to increase resources, while horizontal scaling allows you to add more Droplets to distribute the load.

10. What network services does DigitalOcean provide to enhance the performance of web and mobile apps?

DigitalOcean offers various networking services, including Floating IPs for high availability, and a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) for private network segmentation. These services contribute to a robust and performant hosting environment for web and mobile applications.

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