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----------------A Gentle Intro-----------------
DigitalOcean is an American cloud hosting provider which was launched in New York City. As of today, DigitalOcean has data centers worldwide. It provides the developers with cloud services that help deploy and scaling applications which run simultaneously on multiple computers.
In terms of web-facing computers, DigitalOcean is the third-largest hosting company in the world. Many DigitalOcean reviews regard it as a cheap, simple, and strong computing platform that can be used for hosting, apps, blogs, or websites.
Their goal for SSD (solid-state drive) cloud hosting is simple: provide an easy-to-use platform for clients to migrate their projects to the cloud, make it easy to scale up, and provide developers with fast processes and interfaces that they love.
Since launching its first server in 2011, the company has grown at an exponential rate. With a customer base of over 550,000 developers, they are one of the most reliable and trusted cloud hosting platforms in the industry.
With Kubernetes, you can easily scale up and deploy containerized apps in clusters.
Using DigitalOcean, you get all the primary Kubernetes components for free.
So, does that mean that you’ll be only paying for the resources that are used? Well, yes, most definitely.
It is easy to enable load balancers on DigitalOcean. Once they are enabled, these load balancers work forth to spread out your traffic to the multiple droplets. This ensures that all the users have an optimal experience. For the load balancers, you’ll have to pay out a minimal and flat hourly fee.
With DigitalOcean, you get one-click apps for your droplets. As a result of this, you actually happen to save more time. These apps comprise Lamp Stack, WordPress, MySQL, Ruby On Rails, Docker, Node.js, Gitlab etc.
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DigitalOcean’s pricing is reputedly THE best among all cloud providers. Their prices are very affordable, even to very small developer setups. And what’s more, they don’t hit you with hidden charges for add-ons like more traffic and fixed IP addresses. Pricing starts at $0.007/hour or $5/month and they provide an easy slider to convert between hourly and monthly pricing.
PROS AND. CONS
We can check the public reviews of Digital Ocean on this link:
DigitalOcean A gentle Introduction
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