TechStars Graduate DigitalOcean Switches To SSD For Its $5 Per Month VPS To Take On Linode And Rackspace

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http://techcrunch.com – DigitalOcean is a cloud hosting solution for small developers, looking for a cheap virtual private server to experiment, host web applications with low memory needs and run some cron jobs. While Linode and Rackspace provide cheap servers starting at $20 a month, DigitalOcean has two key advantages — it starts at $5 a month for a comparable offering, and it now uses SSD. For $5, you get 20GB of SSD, 512MB of RAM and 1 core. Many other configurations exist. For example, for $20, you get 40GB of SSD, 2GB of RAM and 2 cores. DigitalOcean provides two separate node locations for now, in New Jerse (IT news)