can i deploy node.js server here ???'

i need information regarding hosting the node.js server

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Yep! You can pretty much deploy anything on DigitalOcean since it is a VPS. It acts pretty much like a dedicated server except just virtualized to have multiple people on a single system. Since you seem new here, you should probably have a look at the following to get you started:

  1. Learn the Command Line
  2. Getting Started with Linux
  3. Ubuntu 16.04 Checklist
  4. Install Node.js on Ubuntu 16.04
  5. Running Node.js Apps on Ubuntu 16.04


In addition to what has already been mentioned, here is also a quick video on how to deploy Node.js with PM2, Nginx as a reverse proxy, and Cloudflare for SSL termination:

Best, Bobby

Why not this steps are not automatically yet? 0.o Access instances by ssh is insecurity and open possibilities for many errors.