Hi,

Is there an alternative to the LAMP droplet image that doesn’t have the MySQL component?

It’s a nice set up for the Apache, PHP and Linux Base with the firewall etc set up, but we don’t need the MySQL Isntance.

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Hi! I’m the product manager for the Marketplace. If you don’t mind me asking, why don’t you need the onboard MySQL? And what do you use as a substitute? Asking as we have been thinking about a few database specific features in the Marketplace and this would be really helpful input. Thank you!

  • Hi - Well, we plan to use a MySQL Database Managed Cluster - so the small onboard MySql instance will just be eating server resource while our production DB sits in a cluster.

    We do use a couple of LAMP droplets for some systems where the DB is “throwaway” but for the main production site - we need the active/standby/backup/scale etc.

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