Scaling Droplet Public Networking

The Evolution of Scalable but Simple Networking Solutions At DigitalOcean, we pride ourselves on the simplicity of the solutions that we offer to our customers. And this applies to our networking offerings as well. At…

Have a lot of Droplets? Use do-ssh-alias for easier SSH access

If you have a lot of Droplets on your account, you probably agree that it's hard to keep track of all of them—especially if you create new ones and destroy them frequently for one-off workloads.…

Appreciating our community in 2019

The end of the year is upon us, and we're reflecting on a pretty amazing 2019 at DigitalOcean. While we're proud of what we've accomplished as a team, what really excites us is the work…

Latest Products and Features at DigitalOcean: April 2020

We are starting a monthly blog series called “Latest Products and Features at DigitalOcean” in which we’ll share our recent product updates. The goal is to keep you informed so that you can get the…

From 15,000 database connections to under 100: DigitalOcean’s tale of tech debt

A new hire recently asked me over lunch, “What does DigitalOcean’s tech debt look like?” I could not help but smile when I heard the question. Software engineers asking about a company’s tech debt is…

Reminder: Use best practices to avoid phishing scams on DigitalOcean

We've noticed an uptick in phishing attempts targeting our user base. These are attempts by bad actors to take over your account and use your resources or information to cause harm. The most recent examples…

An Update about Intel’s Recent CVE Announcement

UPDATE (3/10/2020): We’re excited to update you that we have finished deploying the mitigations across our fleet for the two Processors Data Leakage security vulnerabilities. As a reminder, there is no action required from users…

Growing Community with the New Trust Platform

Customer trust is important for any business, but seems elusive for the modern digital business. When customer interactions live on a screen, rather than shared in a physical space, building trust based on shared values…

How to conduct user interviews

As product designers and product managers, we spend a lot of time thinking about developers’ needs. We look at the data and analytics on how they’re using the products we build. But unless we get…

Build Secure Apps on DigitalOcean with VPC and a Trustworthy Foundation

Simplicity yields productivity, and that’s why many developers have brought DigitalOcean into the workplace. Thousands of startups and small businesses have already chosen to run critical applications on DigitalOcean. Still, many more businesses tell us…