DigitalOcean is a cloud infrastructure provider focused on simplifying web infrastructure for software developers. It was founded in 2011 by Ben and Moisey Uretsky. Only after 3 years, in October 2014, DigitalOcean surpassed Rackspace as the fourth largest hosting provider in the world. The company leases capacity from existing data centres, including sites in New York, Amsterdam, San Francisco, London, Singapore and Frankfurt.
Cloud hosting is one of the most interesting and useful technologies available on the internet for website owners, administrators, designers, and coders. Using cloud hosting your website is actually hosted on multiple servers letting you use more resources as usually. In the case that one of the cloud servers if offline, there are other ones which can make your website to remain online.
With cloud hosting you can get redundant storage, flexibility, a lot of features and the best web hosting service available. You can now modify the software you use as you wish because they are running on multiple servers and there are no limitations like in the shared web hosting. Stability and security are also offered each server having its own security software. Additionally, you can upgrade your cloud hosting plan whenever you want just by adding a new CPU, a new memory or a new disk space.