The biggest players in the cloud infrastructure market are Amazon Web services and Microsoft Azure blue. Both platforms offer a variety of products, services and functions.
This vastness has a downside: a lack of simplicity. There are companies out there who specialize in helping customers manage AWS invoices, which should give you an idea of how complicated things can get.
DigitalOcean stocks (NYSE: DOCN), a much smaller player in the cloud infrastructure market that recently went public, takes a different approach. DigitalOcean doesn’t offer every imaginable cloud service. Instead, the company focuses on making its core offerings as simple and user-friendly as possible. The pricing is transparent and easy to understand, and a developer can get started quickly without a steep learning curve.
Droplets, apps and databases
The core of the DigitalOcean platform is the Droplet, the name the company gives its virtual servers …