Functions Release Notes

September 2022

September 29

  • DigitalOcean Functions now support a maximum timeout of 15 minutes.

    Longer timeouts enable functions to handle more complex and compute-intensive tasks such as video and image processing, data transformation, and report generation.

    Visit the Functions documentation to learn more about creating and working with long-running functions.

  • DigitalOcean Functions now has limited beta access to scheduled triggers.

    Scheduled function triggers allow you to set a cron-like schedule for running your function. An optional payload may be included with each invocation. Each function may have multiple triggers with different schedules and payloads.

    Visit How to Schedule Functions to learn more about creating and working with scheduled triggers from the command line or control panel interface.

September 20

  • DigitalOcean Functions now has support for multiple namespaces.

    Namespaces are a level of isolation and organization for functions. They allow you to isolate functions by project, by environment (production versus development, for example), by region, or by any other grouping that facilitates your development workflow.

    Visit the Functions documentation to learn more about creating and working with multiple namespaces.

June 2022

June 27

  • In order to improve security, DigitalOcean no longer accepts TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 connections. This includes connections to,, and

May 2022

May 23

  • DigitalOcean Functions and functions components in App Platform are now in general availability.

    Functions are blocks of code that run on demand in response to requests. DigitalOcean Functions let developers execute their code on DigitalOcean without managing compute resources like Droplets or Kubernetes clusters.