Kubernetes Support

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, integrate natively with DigitalOcean Load Balancers and volumes, and can be managed programmatically using the API and command line. For critical workloads, add the high-availability control plane to increase uptime with 99.95% SLA.


What to do in a blackhole event when your traffic stops routing properly.
Set up NodeLocal DNSCache to improve DNS performance for high DNS usage.
Launch an Init Container or run a DaemonSet.
Displaying CPU and memory usage in the Kubernetes Dashboard is not supported at this time.
The output of the kubectl top command does not measure the entire system load in the same way the control panel does.
A node can show as NotReady if it is unhealthy and not accepting pods.
You can configure load balancers that are provisioned by DOKS using Kubernetes service annotations .
Kubernetes service ’externaltrafficpolicy’ field controls how nodes respond to health checks.
You can resize a DOKS node by creating a new node pool of the desired size.
Recommended solutions for common errors raised by Clusterlint, a non-invasive best practices checker for DigitalOcean Kubernetes clusters.