How to create a cloud server (droplet) in digitalocean?

  • Create a new account in digital ocean and login with your email and password.
  • Click Create => Droplets from top right corner.

In the next page we have to choose the configuration options for the droplets.

  • In the first step choose an image from the 3 categories.

Distributions are images without any additional software.

Container distributers include CoreOS, Fedora etc;

One click apps are images that include preconfigured applications.

  • Then choose the size of RAM and storage space required.
  • Next, you’re required to choose the data center regions.
  • Add your SSH keys which provide more security than using a password.

In the final step, choose the number of droplets and hostname. Then click create droplet.