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Awesome DigitalOcean – Massive Collection of Resources

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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