Best way to deploy node.js

Hi, I want to know what is the best way to deploy an node.js + database app in Digital Ocean.

I saw that there are 3 ways:

  • Digital Ocean APPs
  • Node.js Droplet
  • Docker Droplet

Basically, my question is: Between these methods, which consumes less resources, is cheaper and scales easily?

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June 28, 2023

Heya @luizfoliveira,

In terms of price, the cheapest would be one of the Droplets - Node.js Droplet or Docker Droplet

In terms of scalability and someone else managing the platform your App is on, you’ll want to go for DigitalOcean App Platform.

All in all, each method is good it depends on what is the most important requirement of the 3 you mentioned.

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