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Thank you for the link! Their offering looks pretty solid; they are apparently using SSDs for all disk space which is one of the first I've seen doing this while using an 'on-demand' pricing model that's competitive with Linode.

Some key things I saw when I briefly checked it out:

-Their answers [1] regarding bandwidth bursting and fair bandwidth usage / sharing policies [2] is slightly ambiguous, or worrisome at least IMO, although maybe I'm just a cynic heh.

-They do include CPU bursting [3] similar to Linode.

-No private IP addresses [4]. No mention of IPv6 either but perhaps they do support it? =(

-Their 'Features' page looks great but I can't find more specific information & details on some of the things mentioned such as: A) US & Europe data center; is casually mentioned as being New York & Amsterdam only though. B) The ability to upgrade a 'Droplet' VM to a dedicated instance that can use all the host resources. C) No mention of VM resize speed / more info on the 'private network' aspects.

[1] = https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/do-you-limi...

[2] = https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/do-you-have...

[3] = https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-does-cp...

[4] = https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/do-you-offe...

Does anyone have any first-hand experience with DigitalOcean that could provide some insight?

I'll probably give it a whirl in the next few days as it looks to be a solid offering; would definitely be interested if anyone that may have gone with them already though!




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