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Lukman Ottun
Real User
Head Of Application Technology at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Sep 18 2019

What is most valuable?

The managed database service is what I really like as it really simplifies the setup of a database infrastructure. With the availability of backups and point-in-time recovery, logs & query dashboard, using the managed database service would… more»

What needs improvement?

I think the support can be improved, and I also think DigitalOcean needs to work on the reliability of the droplets. I've done some research and discovered that the droplet becomes unbootable. The boot drive gets corrupt, and that is a… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We develop and run complex software technology solutions, basically to manage client business processes. We have several use cases where we deploy databases on the cloud and the application separately too. And for our databases, the reason… more»

What other advice do I have?

I still use DigitalOcean for production, but I would not recommend it to others who want to run a critical enterprise grade application on this solution. Perhaps I was the only one who had a bad experience with technical issues and my… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We use many different solutions at once, but we don't want to keep all our eggs in one basket. We use Azure, Oracle, AWS, and DigitalOcean and they all quite work well. We basically use DigitalOcean as a safeguard.

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