All posts by matthew.

A Hacktoberfest to bring us together

Hacktoberfest is the monthlong celebration of open source software created by DigitalOcean to honor and uplift the community that we owe a great deal to. From the very early days of DigitalOcean, we’ve strived to…

Latest products and features at DigitalOcean: August 2020

August was a month of consolidation at DigitalOcean. Here are the highlights:...

DigitalOcean TIDE EMEA – A digital conference for developers, startups, and SMBs 

DigitalOcean TIDE brings cloud practitioners, startups, and SMBs together to share best practices on how businesses can leverage the cloud to grow and scale. ...

A year in review: CEO’s reflections

It’s hard to believe that I joined DigitalOcean just 12 short months ago. Like many of you, the past year has been so wildly different from what I had imagined, but it’s also reaffirmed many…

Magento on DigitalOcean – a winning combination

Magento is an open source e-commerce platform that has powered the online experiences for thousands of retailers over the last decade. The platform code has been downloaded more than 2.5 million times, and $155 billion…

Latest products and features at DigitalOcean: July 2020

July was another busy month at DigitalOcean as we introduced the support for PostgreSQL 12 on Managed Databases. Here are the highlights of July:...

Managed Databases now supports PostgreSQL 12

We are excited to announce that DigitalOcean Managed Databases now supports PostgreSQL 12! PostgreSQL is arguably the world’s most advanced open source relational database, and it has been the bedrock of numerous applications for the…

Scale your business, not costs by running your apps on DigitalOcean

Cloud is omnipresent. The promise of not having to buy and maintain on-premises infrastructure is a potent one, especially for smaller businesses and entrepreneurs. However, the multitude of cloud offerings available makes research necessary when…

Latest products and features at DigitalOcean: June 2020

June was a month of consolidation at DigitalOcean as compared to April and May, in which we launched major products like Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Trust Platform, Container Registry, and SFO3, a brand new data…

Just how managed are DigitalOcean’s Managed Databases?

In 2006, Clive Humby said, “Data is the new oil.” And it’s still relevant after so many years. Most apps today – big and small – run on data. This data is in turn stored…