Digital Ocean Functions compared to Section

Digital Ocean Functions
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Features

Edge Features of Digital Ocean Functions compared to Section
Digital Ocean FunctionsFeaturesSection
Functions / Serverless
Go, JavaScript, PHP, PythonFunctions Supported LanguagesNot bound by either containers or ‘functions’
Worker.js Environment
Docker Support
Docker Private Registry
Kubernetes Support
Managed Kubernetes
New York, USA and Frankfurt, GermanyAvailability Regions
Default Memory (MB)
Maximum Memory (MB)
Execution Time (ms)
Maximum Execution Time (ms)
Request Payload (MB)
Response Payload (MB)
Green Energy
Unsupported Paid Feature Supported Unknown

Descriptions


Digital Ocean Functions


Digital Ocean has earned users trust over the many years of service. Founded in 2011, and already traded publically on the New York Stock Exchange since 2021. Digital Ocean has a great blog with many useful articles, which is why they are so well known in the developer community.

Once the underdog, and now David turned Goliath, Digital Ocean offers it all and has truly grown into a major market player when it comes to cloud infrastructure on a global scale.

Digital Ocean Functions offers seamless database integration and offers support for a couple of unique features like unit testing for your Functions. Interestingly Digital Ocean is one of the first Functions providers who are verbal on which version of prograamming language they support. Some programming languages like Python are backward incompatible. DO’s Functions supports Python 3.

Noteworthy customers of Digital Ocean Functions are currently unknown.


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Formely Section.io, Webscale is one of those great companies that has forseen the future and made sure it’s established its name 10 years from now.

Built by developers for developers (API-first, CI/CD etc.) and integration with BGP routing will ensure you’ll have a smooth experience running your applications practically next to the end-user’s home.

What is so unique about Webscale, is their ability to visualize your cloud applications' flow in internet terms. This gives users a fantastic feel with their applications' whereabouts and performance.

A partnership with Centurylink will guarantee their sucess as a scaleup.