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  1. Add CloudSQL service

    Similar to the service found on Google Cloud, provide a managed CloudSQL service to support things like PostgreSQL & MySQL. They would be priced by total storage size available, and have high availability configuration options just like AWS/GCP.

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      5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 1,311 votes
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        107 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add plan 512 RAM for $2.5

        I best for testing or small site

        299 votes
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        • Please implement a more usable cloud terminal

          Many cloud IDEs as well as online code schools have highly functional browser-based terminals. I believe many use Xterm.js.

          * Cloud9
          * JupyterLab
          * Eclipse Che/Orioin
          * codeschoo.com
          * codeacademy.com
          * RStudio Server

          The current console has numerous problems. You cannot cut and paste. The pipe symbol does not work.

          19 votes
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          • Never charge for bandwidth

            It seems like you've been talking about charging for bandwidth for a long time but haven't actually done so. Some people (like me) have built high-bandwidth applications on thin margins that could be decimated by bandwidth costs. That's probably my fault, of course, but you not charging for bandwidth is a massive advantage you have over every other competitor in the field. Today, I couldn't imagine hosting my business anywhere else. I absolutely love DO and am planning many more droplets in the coming months. Please don't change a thing!!

            128 votes
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            • Open the current droplet monitoring API

              As a developer at an agency, we have multiple droplets with different uses and clients. It's be great to access the API used for each droplets current monitoring and graphs, to build an admin panel for me to monitor them all without having them all open on htop sessions.

              9 votes
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              • Domains under digitalocean

                It would be great if we could simply create subdomains under a generic domain, something like: myfancyapp.digitalocean.io It could simplify creating POC.

                49 votes
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                • More powerful load balancers

                  You should improve your load balancer to support higher session rates (especially with SSL). We would be happy to pay extra money (e.g. $40, $80, $160, etc.) to have load balancers with high performance.

                  Currently this is a huge problem for us: we cannot scale.

                  At the moment your load balancers are a bottleneck and cannot handle more than 1,000 requests / s (without keep alive and with SSL enabled).

                  The same limit of 1,000 requests / s also applies to custom installations of HAProxy on DO... probably your hardware is not optimized for SSL and scaling the droplet /…

                  36 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Thanks for your feedback! We are aware of some limitations and constraints on our current offering.

                    We are currently investigating and planning to implement better scalability and performance for our Load Balancer service in the coming months.

                  • PayPal Billing Agreement (pre-approved payment) for auto payment.

                    Hello many hosting service like Vultr (e.g. Uber) setup PayPal billing agreements, that let's merchant autometically charge customer's PayPal. This way, we can avoid monthly manual payment (which is tedious)

                    Here is billing agreement information https://developer.paypal.com/docs/api/payments.billing-agreements/v1/

                    This for customer
                    https://www.paypal.com/gb/smarthelp/article/what-is-a-billing-agreement-and-how-does-it-work-faq1848

                    19 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 385 votes
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                        planned  ·  13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • load balancer behind the firewall

                        not only droplets but also load balancers should be put behind the firewalls

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                        • ticketing system and level of reply

                          So today we had a massive problem with our droplet. After a 100% cpu peak that blocked the droplet, we did a reboot. After the reboot we found out that the /var folder was deleted, so we lost EVERYTHING.
                          We immediately wrote a ticket
                          First reply was after more than an hour, and after us pinging DO via twitter.
                          The reply itself was on the "check the logs" and "too bad sorry" tone
                          Not having the /var means we don't have the logs...
                          But the main issue is that we had no technical help beside "restore from snapshot", so we…

                          4 votes
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                          • Don't destroy backups when destroying Droplet

                            It would be great if the backups were not automatically destroyed when a droplet is destroyed.
                            In case a droplet is destroyed accidentally there is nothing left that was saved automatically right now.
                            Only manual snapshots.

                            16 votes
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                            • 7 votes
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                              • Have a premium cost contact phone number as a last resort for customers

                                Currently We have not had a response to our ticket for 9 days
                                Ticket #1933512: Fwd: URGENT - We can not log in to our account:

                                I would pay a premium cost (as long as we are not put on hold for too long).

                                At the moment we are trying to have our account email changed and have supplied all the ID in the way Digital Ocean have asked us to. No one has come back to us in response. We can see no way to contact you and are unable to fund our service with you without being able…

                                5 votes
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                                • Billing per project

                                  Now that projects are available, can we have the option to be billed to a separate credit card if we want? That way I don't have to have multiple Digital Ocean accounts.

                                  9 votes
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                                  • Notifications on adding file to spaces bucket

                                    I want to automatically resize and generate thumbnails for images when they are uploaded into a space. It would be great to be able to trigger an http call when a new file is added to a bucket.

                                    27 votes
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                                    • 1 vote
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                                      • start providing NetBSD support

                                        Like FreeBSD support NetBSD

                                        38 votes
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                                        • Comments / Notes for networking

                                          We use Digital Ocean for our agency work, so we have multiple sites using your DNS services in addition to the droplets. It'd be really useful to be able to add notes / comments to these DNS settings for later reference.

                                          6 votes
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