Posts by Rafael Rosa

Cloud Firewalls: Secure Droplets by Default

When deploying a new application or service, security is always a top concern. The internet is full of malicious actors probing applications for vulnerabilities and sniffing for open ports. Tools like iptables are essential to any developer’s toolkit, but they can be complicated to use, especially when building distributed…

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More Ways to Work with Load Balancers

When building new products at DigitalOcean, one of our goals is to ensure that they're simple to use and developer friendly. And that goes beyond the control panel; we aim to provide intuitive APIs and tools for each of our products. Since the release of Load Balancers last month, we've…

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Block Storage: More Space to Scale

At DigitalOcean, our vision has always been to build a platform that allows developers to run their infrastructure at scale without getting in their way. To date, the top feature request from our community has been to have the ability to add additional disk space to their Droplets. Today, we…

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