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Simple, affordable virtual machines

Get dependable uptime with our 99.99% SLA, simple security tools, and predictable monthly pricing with DigitalOcean's virtual machines, called Droplets.

Comprehensive, cost-effective cloud computing

Easily deploy and manage your Droplets

Easily deploy and manage your Droplets

Interact with your Droplets how you want. Our intuitive UI, CLI, API, and Terraform Provider make it simple to manage your virtual machines.

Reliably scale as your demand shifts

Reliably scale as your demand shifts

Resize a Droplet or scale horizontally with many of them. Deploy across globally distributed data centers each with our 99.99% uptime SLA.

Build and monitor, and secure your apps for less

Build and monitor, and secure your apps for less

Get exceptional bandwidth pricing and 1TB per month of outbound data transfer—plus monitoring and firewalls—for free with every Droplet.

Simple enough for any user, powerful enough for fast-growing businesses

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Basic

For simple applications

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    Low-traffic web servers

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    Blogs and forums

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    Small Databases

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Premium

Upgrade to Premium Droplets for faster performing Intel, AMD processors, & NVMe SSDs.

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General Purpose

For critical apps

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    High-traffic web servers

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    E-commerce sites

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    Medium-sized databases

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Memory-Optimized

For RAM-intensive apps

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    High-traffic web servers

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    E-commerce sites

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    Medium-sized databases

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CPU-Optimized

For CPU-intensive apps

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    CI/CD

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    Video encoding

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    Batch processing

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Storage-Optimized

For extra large apps

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    NoSQL databases

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    Monitoring software

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    Other data warehouses

Most users start with Premium Droplets

We offer a wide range of shared and dedicated vCPU Droplets. Check out our recommendations for choosing the right Droplet for your workload.

Want an even simpler experience?

Try DigitalOcean’s App Platform to deploy and scale your apps without managing any infrastructure.

See what you can save

Monthly caps and flat pricing mean your bill is never a surprise.

Calculate your savings

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Basic virtual machine costs

Easy, fast, and flexible compute built for a range of needs.

1GB Memory / 25GB Storage / 1TB Bandwidth

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    DigitalOcean

    $5
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    GCP

    $6.11
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    AWS

    $8.50
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    Azure

    $7.59

Do more with tools to help you save time

Monitoring

Monitoring

Collect metrics on visibility, monitor Droplet performance, and get alerts when problems arise in your infra—at no additional cost.

Cloud Firewalls

Cloud Firewalls

Easily help secure your infrastructure with free Cloud Firewalls and define what services are visible on your Droplets. Perfect for staging and production deployments.

Team management

Team management

Securely and efficiently collaborate on projects with unlimited users, get two-factor authentication, and have all of your projects on a single bill.

Backups

Backups

Backups are disk images of your Droplets created automatically once per week, priced at 20% of the cost of the Droplet.

Snapshots

Snapshots

Snapshots are on-demand disk images of your Droplets that you can keep indefinitely and use them to create new Droplets.

Volumes Block Storage

Volumes Block Storage

Attach secure and scalable SSD-based Block Storage to your Droplet when you need more storage space and not the additional processing power that a larger, more expensive Droplet might provide.

Spaces Object Storage

Spaces Object Storage

Store and deliver vast amounts of content with S3-compatible Spaces Object Storage with a built-in CDN to minimize page load times, improve performance, and reduce bandwidth and infrastructure costs.

Load Balancers

Load Balancers

Distribute incoming traffic across a group of Droplets and increase your application's availability with Load Balancers—a highly available, fully managed service.

Reserved IPs

Reserved IPs

Avoid single points of failure by assigning publicly-accessible static IP addresses to Droplets that allow you to redirect network traffic between any of your Droplets within the same datacenter.

Deploy your Droplet with any of these available distributions

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Ubuntu

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Rocky Linux

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Debian

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Fedora

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CentOS

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FreeBSD

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Kea, an AI startup, uses DigitalOcean Droplets to pivot and scale

DigitalOcean was super easy to understand and use, and instead of having to focus on correctly configuring everything, we were able to spend our time on writing code.

Patrick Wingo, Head of Product

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Frequently asked questions

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