DigitalOcean, Inc., an American cloud infrastructure provider is launching new price offerings along with upgrading its basic $5 droplet instances with better offer.
DigitalOcean, the second largest hosting company in the world was providing you with a server with 20GB of SSD storage, 512MB of RAM and 1 CPU core for which you had to pay $5 per month.
But in this modern cyber age no one’s lagging behind, virtual Linux servers have become a crowded market with plenty of competitors all in the betterment of adjustment of their prices accordingly.
The other pages provide a much tough competition, On Linode, you can pay $5 per month to get 1GB of RAM, 20GB of SSD storage and 1 CPU core. On Scaleway, you can pay $3.65 (€2.99) for 2GB of RAM, 50GB of SSD storage and 2 CPU cores.
To make up it’s position on the peak, Digitalocean is providing you with 1GB of RAM and 25GB of SSD storage, for $5 per month, with CPU performance remaining constant .
Starting at $40, you get more CPU virtual cores for the same price except on the $160/month model. There are two new expensive droplets, including a new top-of-the-line one. For $960 per month, you get 192GB of RAM, 32 cores and 3840GB of storage.
The company did not end up here, it started cultivating more options for $15 per month. You can get 3GB of RAM with 1 core, 2GB of RAM with 2 cores, or 1GB of RAM with 3 cores.
Taking things on a different level optimized droplets get 33 percent more RAM and also a storage upgrade.
Digitalocean reportedly says that per-second billing is coming soon. Amazon Web Services and Google Compute Engine already offer per-second billing.
All standard droplets now get twice as much RAM for the same price and more storage in general. The higher you pay, the more storage you get.
It is high time we limit ourselves from the extension but now it’s time to take advantage of these changes.