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How to prepare for scaling up database and wordpress site

I am interested in learning about how to scale a wordpress based social media type blog as it outgrows a single droplet. What options are there now for handling the database growth. Should I consider cloud hosting of the DB or using the DO managed database - is a large single site database a bad idea versus multiple hosts of segmented databases?

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Hello,

You can refer to one of our tutorial, which should help you:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/automating-the-deployment-of-a-scalable-wordpress-site

Cheers, Sri Charan