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Awesome DigitalOcean 

A curated list of awesome DigitalOcean guides, blogs, and other resources.

DigitalOcean's tagline is it is a simple and robust cloud computing platform, designed for developers. With DigitalOcean you can easily spin up cloud compute and storage resources either indivdually or with a team.

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Configuration management

Developer documentation

Open source projects

Commercial integrations

  • - Free DigitalOcean billing monitoring and insights tool
  • HostLaunch - Launch a hosting company based on DigitalOcean and ServerPilot.
  • SimpleBackups - Tool for scheduling DigitalOcean backups (files & databases) on auto-pilot.
  • SnapShooter - Tool for taking Daily to Hourly backups of Droplets and Volumes
  • - Hourly to Daily DigitalOcean backups. Tool for scheduling more frequent DigitalOcean backups

Community OSS projects

  • do-sshuttle - Transparent Proxying via sshuttle to DigitalOcean Droplet.
  • drophosts - Update /etc/hosts with peer droplets.
  • droplan - Manage iptable rules for the private interface on DigitalOcean droplets.
  • foreman-digitalocean - Plugin to enable management of DigitalOcean droplets in Foreman.
  • ghost-digitalocean - A DigitalOcean Storage adapter for Ghost.
  • lita-digitalocean - Lita handler for managing DigitalOcean services.
  • hostpool - Worker pool manager for DigitalOcean hosts.
  • DDNS - Personal DDNS client with DigitalOcean Networking DNS as backend.
  • Less Confusing Menus - A Chrome extension that makes account menus less confusing.
  • DigitalOcean Droplet creator - A dialog-based shell script to quickly create a single DigitalOcean Droplet.
  • do-upgrade-plans - A script to upgrade your DigitalOcean Droplets to better plans with the same cost.


  • doctl - Command-line tool for DigitalOcean services.
  • digitalocean-indicator - Debian Gnome panel client.
  • domanager - Linux and Windows System Tray Client.
  • OceanBar - macOS menu bar client.
  • Tugboat - Ruby command-line tool for DigitalOcean services, focusing on a more guided UX.

Video tutorials



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