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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DigitalOcean Releases New Customer Referral Program

[Editor's note: This post does not reflect the current state of our referal program. Check out all the details in this more recent post.] We are excited to announce our customer referral program! Our referral program rewards customers that suggest DigitalOcean to their friends and colleagues. We will issue $10…

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