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  • Host websites with the simplest cloud hosting platform
  • Build web apps or API backends on robust infrastructure
  • Deploy container based apps with managed Kubernetes
  • Speed up development with intuitive API, developer tools and CI/CD add-ons
  • OR, simply learn the basics of cloud computing

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A simple and scalable cloud platform for all developer needs

Complete set of building block services
Choose from a wide variety of services - Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Cloud-Native (managed Kubernetes) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) for all compute, networking, storage and database needs of your applications
Rich marketplace of 1-click apps
Leverage popular CMS, eCommerce, web application frameworks and developer tools - to expedite development.
Predictable costs and billing
Always know what you’ll pay per month with a flat pricing structure across all data center regions.
Cloud computing demystified
Rich set of learning content around technology topics - from the basics of virtual machines to database optimizations and container orchestration.

Plus receive free access to these services

99.99% uptime SLA
Cloud firewalls
Monitoring & alerting
DNS
Global data centers
40GbE hypervisor connections
Enterprise SSDs
Easy-to-use API

We’re here to help you be successful

3,000 tutorials
Our cloud-agnostic open source guides help millions of developers learn and build new software every day.
Active community
Have a question about a particular technology you’re using? Join the discussion on our active Q&A forum.
World-class service
Free round-the-clock technical support for all customers regardless of how much you spend with us.

Why thousands of developers choose DigitalOcean

I can’t [help] but love @digitalocean. They are bringing all the required tools for managing an app stack. Not overly complicated like AWS and G Cloud, and good pricing as well :-)
Tareq Hasan
Tareq Hasan
@tareq_cse
I've worked with every conceivable service provider (Rackspace, AWS, Azure, etc), and Digital Ocean's amazing documentation, great UI/UX, and reasonable and understandable pricing scheme are unsurpassed. What's not to love?
Jason Gilmore
Jason Gilmore
@wjgilmore
Simplicity is key but also performance/price. DO excels at both compared to AWS
Paolo Agostinetto
Paolo Agostinetto
@ago_paul

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Frequently asked questions

How do I sign up for the free trial?
If you are eligible, your free trial will start when you sign up for DigitalOcean. You will need a credit card so that we can verify your identity, but you will not be charged or billed during your free trial.
Who is eligible for the free trial?
New customers to DigitalOcean with a valid credit card are eligible. You are eligible if you have never been a paying customer of DigitalOcean and have not previously signed up for the free trial.
What can I use the free trial for?
You can use the free trial for any infrastructure services provided by DigitalOcean, for example all Droplet plans, Spaces Object Storage, Block Storage, and Load Balancers.
What are the terms of service for the free trial?
The free trial requires that you access the DigitalOcean Terms of Service
Are there any limitations with the free trial?
The $100, 60-day free trial provides free credit up to $100 that must be used within 60 days. If you go over $100 in infrastructure services during the 60-day period, any overage charges will be charged to your credit card.

After 60 days, any active infrastructure services running on your account will be charged at the standard pricing, as described on the DigitalOcean website.