MySQL and Managed Databases
Hello, I had a question regarding pricing about Digital Ocean’s services. I’m still relatively new when it comes to server management so I want to get a better understanding.
Basically with how Webfaction is going to be terminated sometime this summer or later, I was considering alternative hosting providers. The web application my company uses is Django-based application that uses MySQL databases through PhpMyAdmin. When I was viewing through the Pricings page, I noticed that there was a separate pricing options for Managed Databases and the Droplets, though the Database only explicitly states PostgreSQL. Since our current plan uses minimal ssd disk space for the shell and MySQL database, I was planning on going for the $5/month standard droplet plan. But my question is this: If the managed database is MySQL/PhpMyAdmin, is there a need to purchase a separate Managed Database plan, or does the standard droplet come with this database configuration?
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