New production-ready and fully-supported release enables developers of all skill levels to harness the power of Kubernetes to simplify modern app development
KUBECON, Seattle, Wash. – December 11, 2018 – DigitalOcean, the cloud for developing modern apps, today announced that its managed Kubernetes service is now available with production-ready functionality and full customer support. Since launching its early access release in May of this year, 30,000 developers and teams have already signed up for access. Starting today, the service is available to all developers worldwide.
“Kubernetes promises to be one of the leading technologies in a developer’s arsenal to gain the scalability, portability
With the May early access release, DigitalOcean focused on simplifying the most critical needs of developers when deploying Kubernetes containerized apps:
The new release builds upon these capabilities, adding new features based on
- Guided configuration experiences, to assist users as they provision, configure and deploy clusters;
- Open APIs, to enable easy integrations with developer tools, and include the ability to programmatically create and update cluster and node settings;
- Expanded version support, including Kubernetes
version1.12.1 and support for 1.13.1 coming soon.
“DigitalOcean’s focus on simple features that just work and high value-pricing at scale
The DigitalOcean Kubernetes limited release is now available worldwide. The general release is planned for early 2019 with additional new features. Standard pricing applies for Droplets and storage or load balancing services dedicated to a developer’s Kubernetes cluster. For more information and details on the availability of specific features, please reference the blog here: https://blog.digitalocean.com/digitalocean-releases-k8s-as-a-service.
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