Tales from DigitalOcean’s Inaugural Intern Program

This past June, DigitalOcean welcomed its first-ever group of summer interns (who we endearingly called “minnows”). For 10 weeks, our interns worked in teams across the organization—from data to cloud engineering to marketing—based out of both our New York City HQ and Cambridge, MA office. (If you’re…

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High CPU Droplets Now Available in SGP1

Today, we’re excited to share that High CPU Droplet plans are now available in Singapore (SGP1). These Droplet plans are designed for CPU-intensive workloads including CI/CD servers, data analytics applications, and any application that requires more powerful underlying computing power. With this expansion, Droplets are now available through…

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What's New With the DigitalOcean Network

Early this year the network engineering team at DigitalOcean embarked on a fairly ambitious project. We were thinking about areas of our network that needed improvement both for our customers and for our internal systems. One of the key things that we strive for at DO is to provide our…

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Cthulhu: Organizing Go Code in a Scalable Repo

At DigitalOcean, we’ve used a “mono repo” called cthulhu to organize our Go code for nearly three years. A mono repo is a monolithic code repository which contains many different projects and libraries. Bryan Liles first wrote about cthulhu in early 2015, and I authored a follow-up post in…

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Hatch at One Year: Helping More Startups Grow

Our global incubator program Hatch turned one year this past September. Since 2016, we’ve partnered with over 170 incubators, venture capital firms, and accelerators globally to provide infrastructure credit and technical support to startups in over 61 countries, and we’ve moved Hatch out of the beta phase to…

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