I have two identical droplets running right now (both are basic linux distros that I'm hosting a wordpress instance on), main and beta. What I want to do is replace the currently-active beta droplet with a recent snapshot of the main droplet, to effectively rake and reset the beta sandbox to represent our current production machine.
Is there any simple way to do this? The main server has backups running regularly, and in an ideal world those backup images would be visible as "restore from snapshot" targets or something similar. I suppose I could always just snapshot the main, destroy the current beta, new from the main's snapshot, or something like that. That process causes DNS hiccups and stuff, though.