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We write this detailed digitalocean review for making you a better understanding of its advantages, performance and so on. In the use of common problems. If you have any questions about the digitalocean, we can discuss through the bottom of the form.

In recent years, SSD VPS is growing very rapidly. So there are a number of VPS providers in the market, such as digitalocean, linode, vutrl etc. The price is not only factor of concern when we choose a good VPS, but also performance, speed, support and other aspects. So we post this article to find the pros and cons of Digitalocean. DigitalOcean said they have over 150,000 developers deploy to their cloud hosting. In the past 15 months, DigitalOcean have launched over 1,000,000 virtual servers, processed 18,000,000 events, opened new datacenter regions in San Francisco and Singapore, for over 150,000 customers.

digitalocean growth

From digitalocean.com

DigitalOcean has succeeded in raising $37.2 million in a financing round led by Andreessen Horowitz, a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm that has been investing in several smaller cloud startup companies.

DigitalOcean Pros:

Price
As a low-cost strategy, digitalocean grows very fast in the past two years. Small VPS only have $5 a month with 512MB of memory and a 20GB solid-state drive (SSD). And all Digitalocean bill on an hourly basis,  rather than monthly.
Plan 1
$ 5 / mo
512MB Memory
1 Core Processor
20GB SSD Disk
1TB Transfer
Plan 2
$10/mo
1GB Memory
1 Core Processor
30GB SSD Disk
2TB Transfer
Plan 3
$20/mo
2GB Memory
2 Core Processor
40GB SSD Disk
3TB Transfer
Plan 4
$40/mo
4GB Memory
2 Core Processor
60GB SSD Disk
4TB Transfer
Plan 5
$80/mo
8GB Memory
4 Core Processor
80GB SSD Disk
5TB Transfer
SSD Cloud
Unlike HHD(Hard disk drive), all the digitalocean drives using SSD(Solid-state drive). Most of the advantages of solid-state drives over hard drives are due to their ability to access data completely electronically instead of electromechanically, resulting in superior transfer speeds and mechanical ruggedness.
SSD benchmark

SSD benchmark- From Wiki

Want to know a detailed overview of the advantages and disadvantages of both SSD and HHD.  Visit  Wiki SSD.Comparisons reflect typical characteristics, and may not hold for a specific device.

API
Digital Ocean offers API allows you to manage your droplets to create, rebuild and more require using conventional HTTP requests. Any tool that is fluent in HTTP can communicate with the API simply by requesting the correct URI. Requests should be made using the HTTPS protocol so that traffic is encrypted. The interface responds to different methods depending on the action required.
One-Click Install
“One-Click Install” is very easy to use. It can prevent errors, and it’s convenient for those who do not really understand the program. So you’ll never need install wordpress or Django step by step through the command. Now all this applications will be okey just in 55 seconds

ONE-CLICK INSTALL OS AND APPLICATIONS:

Linux Distributions

  • Ubuntu
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • Fedora

Applications

  • Ruby on Rails
  • WordPress
  • LAMP Stack
  • Docker
  • Ghost
  • Dokku
  • Mean
  • Redmine
  • GitLab
  • Django
  • LEMP

So far, digitalocean has four data centers in San Francisco, New York City, Singapore and Amsterdam. In May 2014, DigitalOcean set up Singapore data centers to support the Asia-Pacific market. This Singapore data center deployment will allow the company to provide its existing customers with greater access to the Asian market and offer its cloud hosting services to the growing developer community in the region.

DigitalOcean Data Centers Speed Test:

New York City 1 Speedtest —   NY1  Speedtest

New York City 2 Speedtest —   NY2  Speedtest

Amsterdam 1 Speedtest —   AMS1  Speedtest

Amsterdam 2 Speedtest —   AMS2  Speedtest

San Francisco Speedtest —   SFO1  Speedtest

Singapore Speedtest —   SGP1  Speedtest

 

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