Our suite of compute products lets you create the infrastructure you want, whether you want to build applications by managing your own infrastructure with Droplets, implement modern container-based methodology with Kubernetes, or use a fully-managed Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment with App Platform.

DigitalOcean Droplets are Linux-based virtual machines (VMs). Each Droplet you create is a new server you can use. Choose from a variety of Droplet plans to get right resources (like CPU, RAM, and storage) for your workload.
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DigitalOcean Kubernetes (DOKS) is a managed Kubernetes service that lets you deploy Kubernetes clusters without the complexities of handling the control plane and containerized infrastructure. Clusters are compatible with standard Kubernetes toolchains and integrate natively with DigitalOcean Load Balancers and block storage volumes.
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App Platform is a platform as a service (PaaS) offering that lets you publish code directly to DigitalOcean servers without worrying about the underlying infrastructure, runtimes, or dependencies.
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Latest Updates

27 April 2021

  • Premium AMD Droplets are now available in NYC1, SGP1, AMS3, BLR1, LON1, and TOR1. You can view the availability of all of our products by datacenter in the regional availability matrix.

9 April 2021

  • With the completion of datacenter work, we have re-enabled resizing between regular and premium Intel Droplets in NYC3 and SGP1.

18 March 2021

  • You can now do the following on Kubernetes clusters:

    • Use surge upgrade when upgrading an existing cluster. Surge upgrade is enabled by default when you create a new cluster.

    • Move a Kubernetes cluster and its associated resources, such as Droplets, load balancers and block storage volumes, to a project using the DigitalOcean control panel or doctl command-line tool. You can also assign a project when you create a new cluster. If you do not specify a project, it gets assigned to the default project.

    • Delete resources, such as load balancers and block storage volumes, associated with a Kubernetes cluster using the DigitalOcean control panel, API or the doctl command-line tool.

For more information, see the full release notes.