Prepped for Portland and OSCON 2018

It's the 20th year of OSCON, held this week in Portland, Oregon, and we will be in attendance! We have two great presentations lined up: Lauren McCarthy and Tom Spiegelman will share DigitalOcean's approach to tackling the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, covering what the company chose to move forward with…

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DigitalOcean Currents: June 2018

For the fourth edition of Currents, our quarterly report on developer trends in the cloud, we asked nearly 5,000 respondents around the world for their opinions on developer technologies like containers and serverless computing, and the latest hiring trends in software development. Some of our key findings this time…

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Control Panel and Documentation Updates

At DigitalOcean we love to make things easier for developers. You want to spend your time learning valuable new skills, building software, and scaling up your applications—not managing your infrastructure. With that in mind, we’ve made improvements to the following over the past two months to the DigitalOcean…

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How 2,000 Droplets Broke the Enigma Code in 13 Minutes

In late 2017, at the Imperial War Museum in London, developers applied modern artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to break the “unbreakable” Enigma machine used by the Nazis to encrypt their correspondences in World War II. Using AI processes across 2,000 DigitalOcean servers, engineers at Enigma Pattern accomplished in 13…

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