Hacktoberfest is Back!

We're excited to announce the start of the second annual Hacktoberfest, a month-long celebration of open source software! This year, GitHub joins us as a partner in our quest to give you a cool shirt for your open source contributions. For this year's Hacktoberfest, we encourage everyone to contribute to…

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Introducing Our New Canadian Datacenter: TOR1

Today, we're excited to announce the launch of our first Canadian datacenter in beautiful Toronto! It's hard to deny that the Canadian startup ecosystem has been booming. There are nearly half a million software developers throughout Canada, and we at DigitalOcean have always felt lots of love from the Canadian…

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Inside DO: Banishing Your Sysadmin Fears

Jay Gordon, TechOps Engineer at DigitalOcean, shares his theory of the sysadmin mindset. My life as a sysadmin used to be filled with fear. I was afraid I would do something terribly wrong with the systems I was running; something that would take a long time and a lot of…

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