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Booting custom kernel in DigitalOcean's VM instance (a.k.a. droplet)

One of the most popular infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud hosting providers - the DigitalOcean - offers attractive prices for their services. For example, the smallest cloud server instance with 1 Core and 512 MB RAM costs only 5 USD per month. The price is nice you say, so where are the drawbacks?