Businesses grow faster when developers can build on the simple, affordable cloud they love. DigitalOcean has the cloud computing services builders need, and the predictable pricing, developer-friendly features, and scalability they want.
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A simple, scalable cloud platform that makes developers happy
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 get access to these services—for free
99.99% uptime SLA
Monitoring & alerting
Global data centers
40GbE hypervisor connections
Get better results with community support
Our cloud-agnostic open source guides help millions of developers learn and build new software every day.
Have a question about a particular technology you’re using? Join the discussion on our active Q&A forum.
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_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 @wjgilmore
Simplicity is key but also performance/price. DO excels at both compared to AWS
Paolo Agostinetto @ago_paul
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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.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, and Google Pay (with an associated credit card). For additional payment options, including wire transfer, purchase orders, and ACH, please contact us. Note that when you add a card, we may send a temporary pre-authorization request to the issuing bank. This pre-authorization charge is immediately released by DigitalOcean but may take a few days to clear from your card depending on the bank.
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.
The $200, 60-day free trial provides free credit up to $200 that must be used within 60 days. If you go over $200 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.