DigitalOcean Raises $3.2M Seed Round Led By IA Ventures

Last week we announced a $3.2 million dollar seed round led by IA Ventures, with participation from CrunchFund and TechStars. This funding will expand server capacity, add new datacenter locations, as well as allow for the development of Object Storage, a CDN, and more 1-click installs of common frameworks.…

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The DigitalOcean Video Channel

What the HTML is that?! DigitalOcean is starting up a Youtube channel where we want to feature user-made community videos. As we have grown, our community of developers has done an amazing job in creating helpful tutorials and screencasts to walk others through tricky linux setups on Youtube. We now…

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Announcing DigitalOcean Graphs!

We are now offering users an inside view of their droplets by displaying the CPU usage, Disk I/O, and network transfer of each server within the control panel. This was one of the most up-voted features on our uservoice page, with over 1,200 votes, and we are happy…

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Droplets in NYC's Google Building

We are happy to announce the opening of our newest datacenter in New York City. The Telx data center facility located at 111 8th Avenue (NY2) is not only the third largest building in New York City, but is also New York's Google building. "Googleplex East" is among the world's…

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Avoid Duplicate SSH Host Keys

The ssh daemon uses host keys to uniquely identify itself to connecting clients. ┬áThe host keys are typically stored in /etc/ssh. Security best practices dictate that these host keys be unique for each operating system instance. ┬áDigitalOcean typically removes host keys when creating a new Droplet from a snapshot…

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