The State of AI

This post is the first in a three-part series we're publishing this year on artificial intelligence, written by DigitalOcean’s Head of R&D, Alejandro (Alex) Jaimes. In recent months, the amount of media coverage on AI has increased so significantly that a day doesn’t go by without…

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Update on the April 11th SFO2 Power Outage

On April 11th at 06:43 UTC, DigitalOcean's SFO2 region experienced an outage of compute and networking services. The catalyst of this incident was the failure of multiple redundant power distribution units (PDU) within the datacenter. Complications during the recovery effort prolonged the incident and caused intermittent failures of our…

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Update on the April 5th, 2017 Outage

Today, DigitalOcean's control panel and API were unavailable for a period of four hours and fifty-six minutes. During this time, all running Droplets continued to function, but no additional Droplets or other resources could be created or managed. We know that you depend on our services, and an outage like…

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