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DigitalOcean Droplets are a scalable compute platform with add-on storage, security, and monitoring capabilities to easily run production applications.

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  • Free $100/60-day credit - improve an existing app or try something new
  • Get started quickly with one-click installs for popular Linux distros and open source apps

Get the resources you need without the billing surprises

All Droplet plans are billed hourly up to a monthly cap with flat pricing across all data centers.
Select the right resources for your workload.

SHARED CPU
Burstable performance from $5/mo
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Basic-Premium
Run your apps on modern hardware that delivers the fast performance your customers demand.
DESIGNED FOR
Premium Droplets are ideal for in-memory databases and server-side caches for web apps, workloads that require a large number of transactions.
Premium Intel
with NVMe SSD
Intel Premium Droplets have second generation Xeon Scalable processors (2.5 GHz, 3.9 GHz turbo and feature memory frequency of 2933 MHz.
Premium AMD
with NVMe SSD
AMD Premium Droplets have second generation EPYC processors (2.0 GHz, 3.35 GHz turbo) and feature memory frequency of 3200 MHz.
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Basic-Regular
The most basic Droplet – a burstable portion of vCPU – along with a configurable amount of memory.
DESIGNED FOR
Simple or bursty applications such as low traffic web servers, blogs, discussion forums, CMS, small databases, dev/test servers, microservices, and repository hosting.
Regular Intel
with SSD
Regular Intel Droplets have a mix of first generation Xeon Scalable processors and older Intel Xeon processors.
DEDICATED CPU
Consistent, fast performance from $40/mo
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General Purpose
The most popular modern Droplet, with 100% dedicated vCPU, along with a balanced 4GB of memory for each vCPU.
DESIGNED FOR
Critical applications such as high-traffic web servers, e-commerce sites, medium-sized databases, and enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS).
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CPU-Optimized
The CPU-centric Droplet, with 100% dedicated vCPU, along with a more modest 2GB of memory for each vCPU.
DESIGNED FOR
CPU-intensive applications like CI/CD, video encoding, machine learning, ad serving, batch processing, and active front-end web servers.
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Memory-Optimized
The maximum memory Droplet, with 100% dedicated vCPU, along with a generous 8GB of memory for each vCPU.
DESIGNED FOR
RAM-intensive applications like high-performance databases, in-memory caches, and real-time big data processing.
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Storage-Optimized
Droplets with large amounts of NVMe SSD storage and memory, along with 100% dedicated vCPU.
DESIGNED FOR
Extra large NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB, Elasticsearch, TimeScaleDB), monitoring software e.g. Prometheus, and other data warehouses.

Pay less. Deploy more.

DigitalOcean 2 vCPU High-CPU Droplet
4GB RAM
INCLUDED
25GB SSD
INCLUDED
4TB
BANDWIDTH INCLUDED
$40
PER MONTH
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AWS 2 vCPU c6.large instance
4GB RAM
INCLUDED
25GB SSD
ADDED ($2.50/mo)
4TB
ADDED ($369/mo)
$421
PER MONTH
952.5%
MORE
Google 2 vCPU
e2-custom instance
4GB RAM
INCLUDED
25GB SSD
ADDED ($4.25/mo)
4TB
ADDED ($348/mo)
$395
PER MONTH
887.5%
MORE
Azure 2 vCPU F2s v2 instance
4GB RAM
INCLUDED
25GB SSD
ADDED ($2.40/mo)
4TB
ADDED ($356/mo)
$420
PER MONTH
950%
MORE
AWS, GCP, and Azure prices based on Nov’20 on-demand instances in US regions configured with equal vCPU, RAM, SSD, and transfer bandwidth.

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

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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.