I currently have my Production website in the $20 droplet, with my production MySQL database hosted in Amazon RDS. For performance reasons, I’d like to consider moving my database over to DigitalOcean. I’d also like to set up an isolated testing environment here. I’m wanting some advice on the recommended approach.
Here are some of the options I’m considering. Option 1: Prod Webserver and Prod DB - $20 droplet Test Webserver and Test DB - $10 droplet
Or, is the recommended approach to run the Prod webserver and DB in separate droplets?
Option 2: Prod Webserver - $10 droplet Prod DB - $10 droplet Test Webserver and Test DB - $10 droplet
Any other ideas or advice would be greatly appreciated.
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