I normally use a sharing webhost service with everything pre-installed and control panel (cpanel/plesk) for hosting my site so I don’t need to worry about any server install.
Now, I’m planning to move my site to DigitalOcean VPS but since everything need manual install, I want to make sure every steps is the most ideal from the start.
My requirements are simple, I would like to host several typical Opencart e-commerce sites (3-5 sites) with collectively less than 10,000 visitors daily. Disk space wise probably no more than 5 or 10GB collectively.
Firstly, regarding the server specs which should I get for my requirements above? A. 1 CPU, 512MB RAM, 1TB Transfer, 20GB SSD B. 1 CPU, 1GB RAM, 2TB Transfer, 30GB SSD C. 2 CPU, 2GB RAM, 3TB Transfer, 40GB SSD D. 2 CPU, 4GB RAM, 4TB Transfer, 60GB SSD E. 4 CPU, 8GB RAM, 5TB Transfer, 80GB SSD
Secondly, regarding the linux distro, the options available in DigitalOcean are Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Fedora, Debian, CoreOS, and CentOS. From what I researched, I have narrowed down to Ubuntu and CentOS.
My questions are:
Hope someone can help me with my decision on this.
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