The most demanded Load balancer from Digital Ocean is now out to simplify production workloads over the cloud
DigitalOcean releases its most demanded Load Balancers. The solution enables developers and small businesses to distribute traffic across their infrastructure to achieve 100% uptime for their production workloads.
Touted as the most requested product from customers, Load Balancers is known to have registered one million users and has 40,000 active teams since its five years of release.
With workloads becoming more complex, DigitalOcean asserts to focus on delivering the tools and performance that are required to seamlessly deploy, scale and manage any sized application.
“We’re quickly expanding the capabilities of our cloud to support larger scale-out applications,” said Julia Austin, CTO of DigitalOcean. “With Load Balancers, we are providing developers and businesses with a simple service for maximizing the availability and reliability of applications without disrupting the end user experience. Load Balancers is the first major new product DigitalOcean has released this year. Over the coming year, you’ll see us continue to release a number of important products and features to meet our customers’ high availability, data storage, security, and networking needs.”
Load Balancers on DigitalOcean can be created effortlessly from the control panel or API—no additional installation or configuration needed. Using Load Balancers to distribute connections enables developers and small businesses to scale their applications horizontally by sending traffic only to healthy Droplets, ensuring no single point of failure and increasing availability across their infrastructure.
With Load Balancers, developers have access to the following:
- Support for multiple protocols including HTTP, HTTPS, and TCP
- Managed TLS certificates
- Full access through DigitalOcean’s API
Pricing and Availability
Load Balancers on DigitalOcean are priced at $20 per month with no additional bandwidth charges and are available in all data center regions.