Question

Best way to deploy

Posted July 11, 2021 80 views
Node.jsReact

Hi everyone, i’ve just build a multivendor ecommerce webapp using mern stack its a giant project

Now i want to deploy this webapp on digital ocean

Now i just want to know how do i deploy like deploy directly on digital ocean using nginx
Or
Should i use docker/kubernetes then after containerization go for digital ocean

Or

If you know a better way to deploy im open to suggestions

Ps : i’ll be using to servers one for mongodb and other for react and node

This webapp is going to get around 5000-10000
Per day visits

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Hi @sharsh2106,

If it was me, I’ll deploy it directly using Nginx. For me, it’s straightforward and easier to deploy that way not to mention how easier it is to troubleshoot any issues that might arise.

Now, this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it with a Docker image, on theory it should be faster to deploy that way but this is rarely the case.

As for the droplets and their setup, I believe what you’ve decided to use is pretty good and should stick to it!

All in all, you should use the most convenient method for you, in the end the outcome is the same.