Posts by DigitalOcean

GDPR is Here, and We've Got You Covered

Today, the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect. (You might have received a few emails about it.) There are a lot of moving parts, but it’s an important step in protecting the fundamental right of privacy for European citizens, and it also raises the bar…

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Update on the April 11th SFO2 Power Outage

On April 11th at 06:43 UTC, DigitalOcean's SFO2 region experienced an outage of compute and networking services. The catalyst of this incident was the failure of multiple redundant power distribution units (PDU) within the datacenter. Complications during the recovery effort prolonged the incident and caused intermittent failures of our…

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Update on the April 5th, 2017 Outage

Today, DigitalOcean's control panel and API were unavailable for a period of four hours and fifty-six minutes. During this time, all running Droplets continued to function, but no additional Droplets or other resources could be created or managed. We know that you depend on our services, and an outage like…

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