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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Getting Ready for PHP 7

2015 has been an important year for PHP. Eleven years after its 5.0 release, a new major version is finally coming our way! PHP 7 is scheduled for release before the end of the year, bringing many new language features and an impressive performance boost. But how will this…

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