DO Ideas 2

Russia data center

Well be very nice to have russia data-center.

  • Anonymous
  • Sep 11 2018
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  • Blank Name commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    @Liyanage That wouldn't work as well. You may as well use a western european location. A place like Volgograd in Russia would be close to Central Asia, the caucus region, eastern europe and some of the middle east

  • Blank Name commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Blank Name commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Please! This would be very useful, there are nearly no locations in this region of the world

  • Blank Name commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    There are almost no locations for easern europe or central asia.

  • Swurm commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Sorry if it is inappropriate here, but I'd like to respond to @System Architect's comment. Everything he wrote is almost true, but there is russian classic proverb: "However strict Russia's laws may be, their full power is reduced due to a lack or regular enforcement". There is big IT crowd in russia and they are absolutely normal progressive european people and they want to use cool services like DO or AWS etc. and also want to provide better ping for their fellow countrymen ;-)
    PS: And of cource, net neutrality is still relevant.

  • Liyanage commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    I like it too, but it will less likely to happen due to US sanctions against Russia. So I think it's better to make a datacenter somewhere in eastern europe like poland to cover the whole eastern europe. Poland is somewhere like India , an IT hub. so I think Poland is much more better.

  • System Architect commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Against this suggestion. Russian Federation is a country of Aggression against whole Democratic World. The country is an occupier who kills both citizens of foreign countries and his own. And all this is based on very powerful propaganda. With war propaganda, there is no place for freedom of speech and democracy. Totalitarianism, slavery, and the tragedy of all mankind.

    Around 6 million sites blocked at Russia. They spy by different countries, they affect election process of USA, they hack Ukraine government sites and infrastructure projects (nuclear energy power).

    They do massive propaganda how they will destroy the whole world via Nuclear Bombs. They do propaganda that everyone except Russian government are enemies. They jail boys to prison for playing Pokemon-GO in Church. Their economy totally broken and the whole collaple will begin in 2018.

    In 2018 will be applied most epic law in the human history called "Yarovaya Law", about this please read here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yarovaya_Law

    About the law in few phrases:
    - all providers MUST store for 3 years ANY data (video, chats, text, graphical, etc (ALL)) content what do user in Russia at provider HDD storage.
    - FSB (it's like FBI in USA) got request from Putin to find a ways unencrypt all data, and FSB confirms that they found it, and all providers will be forced to unencrypt all data in Russia in 2018
    - All data of all clients (not only russians) must be stored in Russia on russian servers
    - A very bad security and judicial system, which allows any ordinary policeman to block any resource in the network for citizens of the Russian Federation, as well as to withdraw equipment at his own wish.
    - Already blocked several social networks, and messagers in the country (linkendin for example, zello chat, etc)
    - They thread telegram and will block telegram

    DEAR DIGITAL OCEAN, ARE YOU SURE YOU WISH TO OPEN DATACENTER IN THIS VERY UNSTABLE THIRD REICH REGION IN 2017 or 2018?

    All of my words have proofs. And each word you can check by yourself in google. All news available for everyone.

  • Nick S commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    I'd love this!

  • Aleksandr commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Дмитрий commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Please, open your perfect datacenters in Russia!

  • Curlynux Smpunchack commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Curlynux Smpunchack commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    voted ! want russian server ! :)

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Аким Мальков commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Nathan Chambers commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

    But sadly, Ethan Fox - Platform Support Specialist, just told me 3 minutes ago that they have zero plans to expand to Russia at this time. :/

  • Nika Revazishvili commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    I don't think that, digitalocean will make new datacenter in Russia. first guys you have to ask your government to change something and then to digitalocean, these guys have great business and very good company and I don't think they want to have problems, they'll make more money making new datacenters into other countries than Russia, because government will start forcing them to give access to data centers and so on :) so do not waste your votes to this )) this will never happen.

  • Alex commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Come on, DigitalO, just DO it )

  • Anton commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Alexander commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    To keep our data inside of our country.

  • Vadim commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    DO did launch a DC in India, a country where bandwidth and infrastructure costs are higher than anywhere else. I feel very confused why don't they come to Russia yet. However, since 2013, there are lots of decent cloud providers here to compete with so probably just a matter of business.

  • Mehmet commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +++

  • Vitos commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +++

  • Alex commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +3

  • Dmitriy commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +500000!!

  • Alexey commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Michael Mayorov commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1 better pings with familiar good service DigitalOcean provides would be great!

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    This would be really great! +1 on having a data center in Russia. Having it up north would also save on cooling costs ;)

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    really need server in Russia!

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +++

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • WildFlexy commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    I vote for the data center in Russia. And not in the central part of it, but in the Far East or Siberia. Similar datacenters is not there, not to mention about the level of technical support.

  • Maksym Mospanenko commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    No way. They are inventing their 'internet'

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Vadim commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Амир, не plenty а целое множество, все провайдеры уже либо готовы либо будут готовы работать по ФЗ, на шаражки смысла обращать внимание нет.
    От DO ожидать в РФ сервис не стоит, я уже понял. Недавно у нас появился vscale — вот это действительно отличная альтернатива. По производительности во всех задачах раза в 2 выше дроплетов DO (процессор, дисковая и скорость оперативки). Сеть также превосходная. Ничего не режут. Просто сказка на данный момент, как впрочем DO в свое время. В последнее время у DO просто ужасная поддержка, отвечают долго, "корпоративно". Железо просто смешное, завелись в новом ДЦ в Германии, а цпу там стоят какие-то смешные по современным меркам в плане частоты.

  • Amir commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    In Russian Federation there is a federal law №152. According to it all personal data of russian citizens must be stored on servers located in Russia. There are plenty of companies that offer such service in Russia, but none of them is such good as DO. It's a long term business opportunity for you, guys.

  • Anton Ozolin commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Agree, as I know after 1st of september 2015 I will need to change the hosting to Russia because of the new Law.

  • Dan commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +3 for this.

  • Vyacheslav commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +3

  • Stanislav Kosarev commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +3

  • Artemy Makeev commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Please, do this!

  • Herman Yanush commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Sergey Musatov commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Oleg Balbekov commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Anton Cherepanov commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Dan commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +! I support this.

    Just be aware to use local ISPs. Rostelecom or Transtelecom with TeliaSonera peering :)

  • Vach commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +100000

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    ДАААА)))) Просто будет шикарно, а то РОСКОМ банит все европейские ИП я задолбался уже по хостингам бегать, чтоб сайт в России работал, а такое как DO нигде нет, ещё бы Cloudflare сделали вообще цены не было.

  • Miguel commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    I agree

  • Alex commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Why not gathering feedback? :)

  • Boris Shevchenko commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +3

  • Alex commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    -1

  • Ilya commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +3

  • temavs567@gmail.com commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Alexey commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Xarieyle commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Vasya commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Было бы здорово!

  • Bill Bool commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Против!

  • Владимир Гришин commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +100

  • Alexander Ulitin commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • GoTLiuM InSPiRiT commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Jinn commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    join

  • Alexey SunShine Shaposhnikov commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    A recent law in Russia states that starting from Jan, 1st 2015 all companies have to store personal data of Russian citizens only on Russian territory. This means that many companies (including myself) have to switch from DigitalOcean to Russian hosting providers. The problem is that cloud providers in Russia are not that good.
    DigitalOcean, you can check how many customers you have from Russia, and if the amount if enough, please consider creating a datacenter located in Russia.

  • Егор Горыныч commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Russian devs need DO!

  • Сергей Михайлов commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +3 votes )

  • Vadim commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1000000

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Да да да!!!

  • Michael Deryugin commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Grigory Reznichenko commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    A recent law in Russia states that starting from Jan, 1st 2015 all companies have to store personal data of Russian citizens only on Russian territory. This means that many companies (including myself) have to switch from DigitalOcean to Russian hosting providers. The problem is that cloud providers in Russia are not that good.
    DigitalOcean, you can check how many customers you have from Russia, and if the amount if enough, please consider creating a datacenter located in Russia.

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Лучше где-нибудь в Украине с учетом завинчивания гаек роскомнадазором.
    It's better to make DC somewhere in Ukraine because of weird new russian internet policies.
    Если что, я из Тулы.

  • Владимир Бурнос commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Евгений Краснов commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    надо

  • Sergey commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Sergey commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Было бы круто!!1

  • Oleg Belkin commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    wait!

  • Akop commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +++++

  • Dmitriy commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Ivan commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +++

  • Sergey Ryazanov commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    would be extremely delicious...

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Vladimir commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    It will be very useful!
    +1

  • Pavel commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Nikita commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • ALS commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Volk commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Jeka commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Александр Марченко commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    It would be awesome!

  • Alexander commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Kirill Baranov commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Павел Павленко commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Ivan Tuzhilkin commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Vladislav commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • bbrodriges commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Alexandr “merlex” Merekin commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Alexey Dunaev commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    it will be great!

  • Alur commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    YES!

  • A commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    want

  • Maxim Molchanov commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    This is great idea! ;)

  • Aliaksandr commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Вот selectel то зашевелиться)

  • Aliaksandr commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Yeah, really need.

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Vladimir Bormotov commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Dmitry commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Want it!

  • Lelika Lelika commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Nik commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Nikolay Anikeyev commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Maxim Sirotenko commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Woler commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Yes

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    we need it

  • kv commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    yes

  • Алексей Халяпин commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Yes

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    We need that! +

  • Porfus commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    This is an excellent idea! This will give alternative to our snickering hosters!

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Ruslan commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Dmitriy commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Yes! It will be nice!
    Честно говоря, подобные хостеры уже появляются в России, поэтому DigitalOcean очень нужен нам!

  • Denis commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • sdk commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Михаил Степанченко (Qteb) commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Mikita Electronick commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    It will be nice!

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Alexey Shkil commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Никита Дворянинов commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • mars commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Андрей Бодров commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Dmitriy commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Ruslan commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • Anonymous commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Сложно поверить, что обратят внимание. Слишком высоки риски.

  • Сергей Андрейко commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    yea

  • Sergey commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    It will be so cool!

  • gadd commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +++

  • Евгений Гашинов commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    +1

  • max commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    y

  • dts7 commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Heihachi
    Could you describe to us the limitations?

    I fully support the initiative.

    Quality services praised by many friends.

    Ping is also not bad.

    But even less would be better.

    New point within Russia, or at least closer to its borders, will allow you to bypass many of its competitors.

    I emphasize, not necessarily to build data center in our country, if you have any limitations.

    If you can do it elsewhere and Ping will be less, then you will succeed.

  • Heihachi commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    I think it's useless idea, because Russian Federation has many law restrictions in the internet.

  • Mikhey commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Are there any plans to build a data center in Russia?

  • Николай Ковалев commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Yeah, place your cloud at CROC TIER III FACILITY with 99.982% availability )) Ping time to Amsterdam is pretty promising? but, damn, you can improve it! Russia calling! )

  • Артём Смирнов commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    It will the best! If DigitlOcean build data center in Russia - i will totally move all my servers on DigitalOcean! Really must have :)

  • Egor Petrov commented
    September 11, 2018 18:16

    Are there any plans to build a data center in Russia?