Is it possible to host a minecraft server on my droplet along side of my web site?

  • Posted September 27, 2013

I am currently hosting a website on my droplet. Using LAMP on Ubuntu. I would like to know if it is possible to host a minecraft server alongside that website. However it is surprisingly difficult to find much information on whether it is possible. And if it is, how to do it. So I would like to know if it is possible, and if yes, then can someone point me in the right direction on how to do so?



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It is possible, I’ve done it many times and its quite simple to do but it is extremely slow and laggy as there is little RAM. I hosted mine on a 1GB droplet and it was that slow so I really recommend 1GB + of RAM.

Minecraft uses a lot of resources. I highly recommend hosting it on a separate droplet as not to affect your website’s performance.

It is possible, you’ll probably find that you’ll be very starved for resources.