US-based cloud infrastructure provider DigitalOcean has launched new cloud servers called High Memory Droplets. These cloud servers were launched to support large-scale database, more advanced workloads and applications. DigitalOcean has also announced five new High Memory Droplets plans that start at $120 per month or $0.18 per hour and scale from 16GB to 224GB of RAM while maintaining an appropriate amount of local storage and CPU. DigitalOcean’s standard Droplets make it easy for developers to deploy a healthy balance of RAM, CPU and local SSD-based storage. Whereas High Memory Droplets enable developers and businesses running large-scale database that require more RAM such as MongoDB, Cassandra and Redis. Also Read - Facebook for Android will soon get dark mode and coronavirus tracking feature
“By offering High Memory Droplets, developers now have an optimal solution for larger, high-performance database that demand aggressive memory caching for data file management,” Julia Austin, Chief Technology Officer of DigitalOcean, said in a statement. DigitalOcean had recently launched Block Storage, a scalable solid-state drive (SSD)-based offering that will enable developers easily attach extra disk space to DigitalOcean cloud servers Droplets. DigitalOcean’s Block Storage costs $0.10 per GB per month and is based on provisioned capacity only. Developers can easily scale and resize SSD-based Block Storage volumes from 1GB to 16TB and move it between cloud servers. Also Read - Increasing smartphone usage may be resulting in growing horns on our skull; research suggests
“By adding Block Storage offering to our platform, developers can easily deploy and manage their SaaS (Software-As-A-Service) applications and businesses as they scale. This is one step closer to building the next generation platform,” said Ben Uretsky, Co-founder and CEO, DigitalOcean, in a statement.