DO Ideas 2

Instant setup

I know you guys deploy in 1 minute or so.., however I don't want to wait 1 minute for a VM, it should be instant!, take a look at for a way to achieve it.

  • Anonymous
  • Sep 11 2018
  • Will not implement
  • Sep 11, 2018

    Admin Response

    There is no way to instantly provision virtual servers outside of having them pre-built and then allocated, not provisioned. We work very hard to get our create times down to as fast possible so we are constantly fine-tuning that. However, pre-built images won't work for anything other than the defaults and wouldn't work for creates off of your snapshots so unfortunately this is effort that would be wasted. Thanks!
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  • Craig McKie commented
    September 11, 2018 18:13

    You can't wait a lousy minute? Geez, you're one impatient dropletee.

  • Michael commented
    September 11, 2018 18:13 is actually powered by Digital Ocean droplets. My guess that that they are instant because you don't actually get a whole virtual instance but a part of an existing virtual instance.