Posts by DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean Opens San Francisco Datacenter

We are excited to announce the opening of our newest datacenter location: San Francisco, CA! In addition to serving the west coast, the datacenter is located next to the trans-pacific cables, providing a fast connection to Asia. Over the past year, we had many site visitors from California (see map…

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Announcing: The Swag Shop

11/30/16 — Update: We've launched a brand new DigitalOcean Store with updated t-shirts, Sammy the Shark stickers, and more. All items are strictly sold at cost — not at a profit! Check it out at: http://store.digitalocean.com/ Due to the high demand of our "Who gives a SSH……

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AudioBox: Why We Moved to DigitalOcean

For us, developers and system administrators, the 'Cloud' offers many possibilities in the form of different key services. Nowadays if you need a component for your platform, be it critical (database, hosting) or a commodity one (external queues, free Heroku dynos), there is a cloud service that provides it, and…

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Resolved: LVM Data Issue

We received a call today from Robert McMillan from Wired regarding an issue related to virtual servers that may contain data from a previous user. We were aware of this case and were securely erasing data prior to our new SSD plans. As of today, Tuesday, April 2nd at 2:…

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