Kubernetes Resources

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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On DigitalOcean Kubernetes

Release process and support policy for your Kubernetes clusters.
Recommended practices to implement when setting up and running your Kubernetes clusters.
DigitalOcean Kubernetes provides administrator access to the cluster and full access to the Kubernetes API with no restrictions on which API objects you can create. We manage key services and settings on your behalf that you cannot or should not modify.
Linkerd 2 is a third-party service mesh for monitoring Kubernetes. It complements DigitalOcean advanced Kubernetes monitoring by providing service-level observability.
Information DigitalOcean Kubernetes security, like access control, security tooling, and authentication.


An example app that shows DigitalOcean Kubernetes clusters autoscaling in response to demand using Cluster Autoscaling (CA) and Horizontal Pod Autoscaling (HPA).


Recommended solutions for common errors raised by Clusterlint, a non-invasive best practices checker for DigitalOcean Kubernetes clusters.

Official Kubernetes Documentation

DigitalOcean Community Tutorials