Block Storage Volumes

Block storage volumes are network-based block devices that provide additional data storage for Droplets. You can move them between Droplets and resize them at any time. Learn more about volumes.


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How to accomplish specific tasks in detail, like creation/deletion, configuration, and management.
API and CLI reference documentation for managing block storage volumes, including example requests and available parameters.
Features, plans and pricing, availability, limits, known issues, and more.
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Latest Updates

27 June 2022

  • In order to improve security, DigitalOcean no longer accepts TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 connections. This includes connections to www.digitalocean.com, cloud.digitalocean.com, and api.digitalocean.com.

31 January 2021

  • Due to capacity limits in the region, we have disabled the creation of new resources in SFO2 for new customers. Existing customers with resources in SFO2 are unaffected and can still create and destroy resources in SFO2.

12 May 2020

For more information, see all Block Storage Volumes release notes.