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Slick­Stack
Lightning-fast WordPress on Nginx

DigitalOcean Review: The King Of Cloud Reliability

Homepage: https://www.digitalocean.com

Datacenters: USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, India, Singapore

Overall Rating: A

Slightly slower network response, but they make up for it in terms of stability. UI is slick, if not a bit overdone. Strong corporate policies based in the United States, have developed a reputation for trust and reliability.

Last updated: Sep 5, 2021

Cloud FeatureStatus
100% NVMe Drives (Latest SSD Technology) On All MachinesNo
Independent Of Big Tech Corporations (Or Government Contracts)Yes
Enforces GDPR Compliance On Their Customers Europe-Only
Protects Free Speech Of Hosted WebsitesDecent
Protects Privacy Of Hosted CustomersFantastic
Supports Adding (Existing) Accounts For Team CollaborationYes
Supports Per-Usage Post-Paid Billing InvoicesYes
Offers Managed Database Servers e.g. MySQLYes
Console (VNC) Access Does Not Depend On SSH PortsYes
Static Dedicated IP Address Included By DefaultYes
Supports Changing Default SSH Port NumberYes
Full Root Access Actually Means Full Root AccessYes
About the Author

Jesse Nickles

Jesse is the lead developer for the SlickStack project and also for HoverCraft, the accompanying free WordPress theme. He has been customizing WordPress for both personal websites and SEO clients for over 15+ years, with a focus on simplicity and longevity.

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