DigitalOcean has a number of more restrictive limits when it comes to Volume backups. We have processes in place to help you get the best backup stragigy
As DigitalOcean has a 25 Limit on the number of snapshots we make sure you as a customer can't set this to more than 25. If you have manual snapshots in your account you will need to adjust accordingly.
If we receive the 'snapshot limit exceeded' error when taking a snapshot of your volume we will seek to delete the oddest untagged droplet first and then reattempt the backup. There can be a up to 5 minute delay for every time we do this.