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Creating multiple droplets from one account

  • Posted December 8, 2014

Hi, I signed up with the $5 dollar pack. I created one droplet. Then i created one another droplet, during that I again clicked on $5 dollar. So does that mean I am going to be charged for $10 dollar? I actually want only one droplet but I have two parts of my website:

  1. The root like the myexample.com
  2. Subdomain like api.myexample.com

The first one will host a wordpress site while the second one will run a flask app. How do I do it using only one single server?

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Each droplet you create is billed at it’s hourly price ($0.0074 for the 512MB) and is capped in each calendar month at the monthly rate ($5 for the 512MB plan) so if you left your two droplets running for the full month you would indeed incur $10 in charges.

You can point multiple domains or subdomains to a single droplet and configure virtual hosts in your apache configuration for each one. You can find a tutorial on this here.

To run flask you will need to set up wscgi for apache as well.