Update on the March 24, 2016 DNS Outage

Yesterday, DigitalOcean's DNS infrastructure was unavailable for two hours and four minutes. During this time we were only able to respond to a small fraction of the DNS requests sent to ns1, ns2, and ns3.digitalocean.com. We know how much you rely on DigitalOcean, and we take the availability…

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Thank You For 2015

This holiday season, we want to thank all of the people and groups in the developer community who have joined us in this journey. No matter how many Droplets continue to be deployed, what we care about most is the vibrant community of people that continue to display their passions…

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Connect the Dots with Internet Peering at IX Points

This post by DigitalOcean network administrator Tim Vogler explains what IX points are, why they're integral to the medium-sized networks of the Internet, how DigitalOcean uses them, and how you can encourage your local networks (such as your ISP) to be good neighbors. All over the world, IX points connect…

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