The Basics

Backblaze
Website www.backblaze.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2007
Data Center Locations 4
Example Customers Kanopy, Steamlabs, Canal+, Fortune
DigitalOcean
Website digitalocean.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2011
Data Center Locations 14
Example Customers Crisp, ScraperAPI, GHost, and CTO.ai

Cost Comparison

How do Backblaze's prices compare against DigitalOcean?

Example configuration Backblaze DigitalOcean
VM Small -- $6.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GiB RAM (Basic)
VM Medium -- $48.00 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GiB RAM (Basic)
VM Large -- $168.00 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GiB RAM (CPU-Optimized)
Block Storage -- $10.00 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage $6.00 / mo 1 TB $20.00 / mo 1 TiB
Load Balancer -- $12.00 / mo
Managed PostgreSQL -- $60.00 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 60 GB storage
Managed Redis®* -- $15.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM
Serverless 25M Executions -- $34.69 / mo 25M invocations, 512 MB RAM, 150 ms duration
Free egress allowance 3x the amount of data stored 100 GB - 10 TB / mo per instance
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $10.00 $0.01 / GB $10.00

Note: Our pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Which services do they offer?

Here are some of the managed services that Backblaze and DigitalOcean offer:

Service Backblaze DigitalOcean
Block Storage --
Content Delivery Network (CDN) --
Container Registry --
GPU-powered Servers --
Load Balancer --
Managed Containers --
Managed Kubernetes --
Managed MySQL --
Managed PostgreSQL --
Managed Redis®* --
Object Storage
Serverless Cron Jobs --
Serverless Functions --
Static Sites --
Virtual Private Server (VPS) --

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Our data for Backblaze was last updated on Feb. 9, 2024, and for DigitalOcean on June 12, 2024.