Can I run a webshop on digitalocean?
just got started on digitalocean! I opened an account here just to test the speed difference of my magento webshop that's on another slower server (Loopia.com) and these servers. The speed difference is HUGE, and I'm just running with 512Mb ram here.
now I'm thinking, would it be possible for a newbie as I am to run a live webshop through digitalocean?
I have succesfully installed Ubuntu LAMP with a simple firewall, phpmyadmin with extra security password and ofcourse Magento. It should be noted that I've just worked in this enviroment with terminal and codes 3 days so there's a lot to learn.
Another question, I installed a dropplet without backup, now I cannot make a backup, or can I? Is it possible just to copy all the files in FTP to my computer and extract the database in myphpadmin? would that count as a backup if the worst thing happened and everything crashed?
Is there a control panel for Ubuntu LAMP? and if there is, would I have any use of it because everything seems possible through the terminal? maybe I could save some time using a control panel?
Would really appriciate all answers beacause if I can run my webshop from these servers that would be like winning the lottery, every month!