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Digitalocean New Plan Pricing

Digitalocean New Plan Pricing

danninovdanninov Member
edited January 17 in General

Finally Digitalocean slash their price to match with Linode/Vultr. Now their lowest plan has 1GB RAM and 25GB SSD.

DO also introduce new plan at $15 with variable core (1-3 cores) and RAM (1-3 GB).

https://blog.digitalocean.com/new-droplet-plans/

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  • caracalcaracal Member
    edited January 16

    Per-Second billing! I can trash instances after 39 seconds now.

    meow?

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  • RickBakkrRickBakkr Member
    edited January 16

    Awesome. Now my student credit will last a little longer ($10 -> $5/mo @ 1GB RAM) :)

    YES: You can simply "resize" the droplet, so no data loss involved whatsoever. Good job DO :)

  • Finally.

    By the way, does anyone really use and prefer per-second billing? What am I missing?

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  • filefile Member

    It can be useful for short lived bursts and jobs if the pricing is right.

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  • I upgraded from 512MB -> 1GB RAM. Simply only "resize" the droplet.

  • rm_ said: Still no $2.5 plan!

    If they post a $2.50 plan but then later say it's unavailable, @rm_ is going to go completely insane...

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  • AidanAidan Member

    rm_ said: Still no $2.5 plan!

    Miami only? That would be interesting.

  • Yeah first thing I thought was "heh no $2.5 plan, they saw when Vultr tried that". I wonder the clock speed of the "optimized" plans and how they compare with OVH's.

  • Never understood the appeal with digitalocean when the other 2 competitors like vultr,linode was cheaper. More like they shoved alot of money on marketting and free credits. It's probably cheaper at this point to have the same prices as their competitor while offering more storage.

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  • @needavps said: Never understood the appeal with digitalocean when the other 2 competitors like vultr,linode was cheaper. More like they shoved alot of money on marketting and free credits. It's probably cheaper at this point to have the same prices as their competitor while offering more storage.

    DigitalOcean used to be cheaper than Linode when they've launched.

  • needavpsneedavps Member
    edited January 16

    @intovps said:

    @needavps said: Never understood the appeal with digitalocean when the other 2 competitors like vultr,linode was cheaper. More like they shoved alot of money on marketting and free credits. It's probably cheaper at this point to have the same prices as their competitor while offering more storage.

    DigitalOcean used to be cheaper than Linode when they've launched.

    kinda proved my point. thanks!

  • LeeLee Member
    edited January 16

    needavps said: Never understood the appeal with digitalocean when the other 2 competitors like vultr,linode was cheaper.

    It's only price sensitive people that see it that way. There is more to a good service that the lowest price, plenty of recent threads prove that.

    "It's better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb, than halfway up one you don't."

  • shovenoseshovenose Member, Provider

    DigitalOcean is frickin amazing. Sure, Vultr and Linode have their pros and cons too, but for me personally I just go back to DO when I need that type of service. Started working on a project for a client that might grow nicely, I am building the whole thing on DO instead of Vultr or Linode for several reasons and am confident with that choice.

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  • @Lee said:

    needavps said: Never understood the appeal with digitalocean when the other 2 competitors like vultr,linode was cheaper.

    It's only price sensitive people that see it that way. The is more to a good service that the lowest price, plenty of recent threads prove that.

    here you are again replying nonsense. I had linode before digitalocean came to be and saw no need to try digitalocean when I was evaluating alternatives every so often.

  • AidanAidan Member

    Not everything is a race to the bottom.

    If you want the cheapest price out there, then go with VortexNode - oh wait...

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  • @shovenose said: DigitalOcean is frickin amazing. Sure, Vultr and Linode have their pros and cons too, but for me personally I just go back to DO when I need that type of service. Started working on a project for a client that might grow nicely, I am building the whole thing on DO instead of Vultr or Linode for several reasons and am confident with that choice.

    Not to say it isn't but the current trend is always through reference and research. Not everyone will try all the competitors if there is enough people will say they all do the same thing (performance,uptime) is same. Obvious people in leb will have many alternatives but than I still know people who use mediatemple and I hate that company.

  • AmitzAmitz Moderator

    What CPU models are they using in most locations in the meantime?

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  • LeeLee Member

    intovps said: DigitalOcean used to be cheaper than Linode when they've launched.

    Yes, they launched with a cheaper, more competitive product.

    needavps said: kinda proved my point. thanks!

    DO have not changed their droplet pricing since launch. Lindode, when DO started, was charging $20 for their cheapest droplet, then reduced to $15, then $10 and now $5.

    Linode lost their prime spot and had to stop clients leaving because they were not competitive.

    How does that prove your point?

    needavps said: here you are again replying nonsense. I had linode before digitalocean came to be and saw no need to try digitalocean when I was evaluating alternatives every so often.

    Good for you, the world is a bigger place than the goldfish bowl you live in. If you have never tried DO then you are not in a position to comment.

    "It's better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb, than halfway up one you don't."

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  • needavpsneedavps Member
    edited January 16

    @Lee said:

    intovps said: DigitalOcean used to be cheaper than Linode when they've launched.

    Yes, they launched with a cheaper, more competitive product.

    needavps said: kinda proved my point. thanks!

    DO have not changed their droplet pricing since launch. Lindode, when DO started, was charging $20 for their cheapest droplet, then reduced to $15, then $10 and now $5.

    Linode lost their prime spot and had to stop clients leaving because they were not competitive.

    How does that prove your point?

    needavps said: here you are again replying nonsense. I had linode before digitalocean came to be and saw no need to try digitalocean when I was evaluating alternatives every so often.

    Good for you, the world is a bigger place than the goldfish bowl you live in. If you have never tried DO then you are not in a position to comment.

    How absurb are you? You do live in a goldfish bowl because this thread is about DO price decrease. Why can't anyone comment. How childish are you?

  • @Amitz said: What CPU models are they using in most locations in the meantime?

    I spun up one of the new flexible $15 Droplets (2GB RAM & 2 CPU) in NYC3 and got a (2) E5-2695 v4 @ 2.10GHz.

  • jarlandjarland Provider
    edited January 16

    needavps said: How absurb are you? You do live in a goldfish bowl because this thread is about DO price decrease. Why can't anyone comment. How childish are you?

    You might step out for a cigarette and come back to compare the tone of your words as opposed to those you're conversing with. With a bit of objectivity, you might see it in a different light.

    But anyway:

    needavps said: Never understood the appeal with digitalocean

    Because you love me and think my beautiful daughters deserve to have the world? Certainly that's one potential reason to use DO :)

  • HarambeHarambe Member
    edited January 16

    @Amitz said: What CPU models are they using in most locations in the meantime?

    I've seen A LOT of E5-2650L v3's (1.8GHz)

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  • @jarland said:

    needavps said: How absurb are you? You do live in a goldfish bowl because this thread is about DO price decrease. Why can't anyone comment. How childish are you?

    You might step out for a cigarette and come back to compare the tone of your words as opposed to those you're conversing with. With a bit of objectivity, you might see it in a different light.

    Meh. So i'm less passive agressive than the other guy. At least you are an administrator who can comment about administration right? I'll certainly try DO eventually. Competitive prices allow that.

  • LeeLee Member

    needavps said: because this thread is about DO price decrease

    They have not reduced their current pricing, they have increased the resource for the same price.

    "It's better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb, than halfway up one you don't."

  • Do any of the big players have DDoS protection included?

    Looks like Vultr offers it for +$10, but don't see any mentioning from Linode or DO. @jarland is that something on the roadmap, even as an add-on feature?

  • needavpsneedavps Member
    edited January 16

    @Lee said:

    needavps said: because this thread is about DO price decrease

    They have not reduced their current pricing, they have increased the resource for the same price.

    Seriously why do you quoting and replying to me. Do you not read the OP. if they increase the resource than the prices is decreased with the relative value of the competitors. simple concept. @jarland. how is this guy not trolling.

  • jarlandjarland Provider

    MasonR said: Do any of the big players have DDoS protection included?

    Looks like Vultr offers it for +$10, but don't see any mentioning from Linode or DO. @jarland is that something on the roadmap, even as an add-on feature?

    We do have DDOS protection. It's not going to be the thing that tanks that 20Gbit attack against your Minecraft server, but should protect your website from being knocked off by average attacks.

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  • LeeLee Member

    needavps said: relative value

    Is not the same as a price decrease. With a price decrease, you pay less tomorrow than you pay today regardless of what is offered.

    Having said that it's a win either way.

    They shit all over Linode with the overall speed they are developing at and the features offered.

    And if you think I am being in any way bias towards DO then have a search for other Linode related threads on here where I have been accused of working for them given the praise I have offered them over many years.

    "It's better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb, than halfway up one you don't."

  • jarlandjarland Provider

    @needavps said:

    @Lee said:

    needavps said: because this thread is about DO price decrease

    They have not reduced their current pricing, they have increased the resource for the same price.

    Seriously why do you quoting and replying to me. Do you not read the OP. if they increase the resource than the prices is decreased with the relative value of the competitors. simple concept. @jarland. how is this guy not trolling.

    <3

    If you're unaware, as your reply to me implies to me that you might be, I'm a team lead for our support team at DigitalOcean. If you ever want to try us out come on over and I'll be more than happy to help you get set up with some account credit to see things for yourself. Certainly we're not perfect, we don't aim to be the least expensive, but we have a lot of personality and I think we might grow on you.

    Remember, your money at DO also helps fund a wealth of tutorials that admins all over the world use to make their lives a little easier. There's a lot more to say about a company than X resources for Y dollars. But maybe those things are what matter most to you, and that's totally okay. No one's going to judge you for it. Heck, it's why most of us are on LET :)

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  • AmitzAmitz Moderator

    jarland said: my beautiful daughters

    Your wife must have very dominant genes.
    That "beautiful" part cannot be coming from you. :-).

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  • v3ngv3ng Member

    Lee said: They shit all over Linode with the overall speed they are developing at and the features offered.

    > Not really, Linode is still often much faster.

  • @Amitz said: What CPU models are they using in most locations in the meantime?

    Last time, I got E5 2630v0 at NYC3 and E5 2630L v2 at SGP1, and some v3 at SGP1 but I forgot the model

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  • LeeLee Member
    edited January 16

    v3ng said: Not really, Linode is still often much faster.

    Much faster in what way? I am referring to the speed they are developing at, i.e, locations, features and so on, not comparing the speed of the nodes.

    "It's better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb, than halfway up one you don't."

  • MikeAMikeA Member, Provider

    @Lee said:

    v3ng said: Not really, Linode is still often much faster.

    Much faster in what way? I am referring to the speed they are developing at, i.e, locations, features and so on, not comparing the speed of the nodes.

    I'm sure he meant, processors/disks or something.. DigitalOcean definitely wins if it comes to improving or adding features.

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  • @jarland said:

    @needavps said:

    @Lee said:

    needavps said: because this thread is about DO price decrease

    They have not reduced their current pricing, they have increased the resource for the same price.

    Seriously why do you quoting and replying to me. Do you not read the OP. if they increase the resource than the prices is decreased with the relative value of the competitors. simple concept. @jarland. how is this guy not trolling.

    <3

    If you're unaware, as your reply to me implies to me that you might be, I'm a team lead for our support team at DigitalOcean.

    Is this a price decrease. You tell us and @lee ! thanks :D

  • jarlandjarland Provider

    @Amitz said:

    jarland said: my beautiful daughters

    Your wife must have very dominant genes.
    That "beautiful" part cannot be coming from you. :-).

    Hey, I resemble that remark. Also, it snowed here today, and you can't tell me that smile doesn't melt your heart: https://imgur.com/a/aHSmJ

  • jarlandjarland Provider

    needavps said: Is this a price decrease. You tell us and @lee ! thanks :D

    Rather than settle a dispute about the proper use of a particular word, I'd rather ask you if there's any confusion over the changes today themselves. If you can see the prices clearly and understand what you are getting and how much you're paying, that's pretty much the end of the story for me. I'm not interested in whether it's an increase or decrease, so much as whether it meets the continued needs of my customers :)

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  • @jarland said:

    needavps said: Is this a price decrease. You tell us and @lee ! thanks :D

    Rather than settle a dispute about the proper use of a particular word, I'd rather ask you if there's any confusion over the changes today themselves. If you can see the prices clearly and understand what you are getting and how much you're paying, that's pretty much the end of the story for me. I'm not interested in whether it's an increase or decrease, so much as whether it meets the continued needs of my customers :)

    ... what a shrew salesperson you are... :(

  • jarlandjarland Provider

    needavps said: ... what a shrew salesperson you are... :(

    I looked up shrew:

    a woman of violent temper and speech

    I'll accept this ;)

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  • @jarland said:

    @Amitz said:

    jarland said: my beautiful daughters

    Your wife must have very dominant genes.
    That "beautiful" part cannot be coming from you. :-).

    Hey, I resemble that remark. Also, it snowed here today, and you can't tell me that smile doesn't melt your heart: https://imgur.com/a/aHSmJ

    :-)

    Didn't realize that you get that much snow in that part of Texas. How high above sea level are you?

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  • WSSWSS Member

    @jarland said: Hey, I resemble that remark. Also, it snowed here today, and you can't tell me that smile doesn't melt your heart: https://imgur.com/a/aHSmJ

    She's a cutie. You're going to have your hands MORE full in a decade and change!

    This place just isn't the same; You know where to find me if you want me.

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  • LeeLee Member

    jarland said: you can't tell me that smile doesn't melt your heart:

    Have started on your speech for the first boyfriend to come around. Best you start early to perfect it and also get your pitch and tone just right. Work on the deranged stare as well.

    "It's better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb, than halfway up one you don't."

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  • WSSWSS Member

    @Lee said:

    jarland said: you can't tell me that smile doesn't melt your heart:

    Have started on your speech for the first boyfriend to come around. Best you start early to perfect it and also get your pitch and tone just right. Work on the deranged stare as well.

    He'll come out in full flak with two handguns on each hip, a pair of tongs, and a rather large knife.

    This place just isn't the same; You know where to find me if you want me.

  • LeeLee Member

    WSS said: He'll come out in full flak with two handguns on each hip, a pair of tongs, and a rather large knife.

    And the first words "Come down to the cellar with me"...

    "It's better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb, than halfway up one you don't."

  • WSSWSS Member

    @Lee said:

    WSS said: He'll come out in full flak with two handguns on each hip, a pair of tongs, and a rather large knife.

    And the first words "Come down to the cellar with me"...

    Or, perhaps the more sinister: "You've heard of Mr. Coffee; I'm Mr. Internet. I've seen your tumblr."

    This place just isn't the same; You know where to find me if you want me.

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  • MasonRMasonR Member
    edited January 16

    @WSS said:

    @Lee said:

    WSS said: He'll come out in full flak with two handguns on each hip, a pair of tongs, and a rather large knife.

    And the first words "Come down to the cellar with me"...

    Or, perhaps the more sinister: "You've heard of Mr. Coffee; I'm Mr. Internet. I've seen your tumblr."

    And God forbid if they coincidentally have the last name of Prout ;)

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  • LeeLee Member

    My oldest daughters first turned out to be a girlfriend, I was totally pissed off, speech ruined, I could hardly tell the girl where I was going to hang her balls if she upset my little girl...

    "It's better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb, than halfway up one you don't."

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