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Droplet Scalable?

Posted May 25, 2021 113 views
WordPress

Newby to Digital Ocean… If I spin up a small WordPress droplet as a test for a low-bandwith website, can I enlarge the droplet at a later date to host other WP sites, with higher bandwidth requirement?
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Hi @hgoldbaum,

You can scale droplets based on your business requirements, but make sure to turn off your droplet when you are planning to resize.

For more details check on the below links:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/resize/
https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/resources/choose-plan/

Regards,
Rajkishore

Hello, @hgoldbaum

You can always upgrade your droplet’s resources if this is needed in the future, hence you can start with smaller specs and if you want to host more websites you can quickly upgrade the Disk, RAM and CPU to be suitable for your needs.

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/resize/

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/resources/choose-plan/

I will also recommend you to check the Considerations Before Resizing

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/resize/#considerations-before-resizing

Regards,
Alex

Thanks very much for these responses.
I’m learning more about my new droplet every day.