Need help choosing a right server and plan


I have been given the following server configuration for hosting magento: Please suggest a plan to choose to help speed up the site and help uploading site pages faster:

Operating System: Linux x86-64

Web Server: Apache 2.x, Nginx 1.7x

Database: MYSQL 5.6

PHP: 5.4 or 5.5

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Choosing the right Droplet plan depends on your workload. An oversized Droplet would underuse its resources and cost more, but an undersized Droplet running at full CPU or memory would suffer from degraded performance or errors.

To help you pick the best Droplet plan for your use case, this article explains the differences between shared and dedicated CPUs, goes into detail on each Droplet plan, and concludes with how to make a data-driven decision.

You can also resize a Droplet to a larger plan after creation, including resizing to a larger Droplet plan of a different kind. For example, you can resize from a Basic Droplet plan to a larger CPU-Optimized Droplet plan. See the Droplet pricing page for a full list of plans and prices.


This question was answered by @ryanpq:

Anytime you are running a web server and MySQL on the same droplet I would recommend going with at least the 1GB plan. That being said, there are many factors that should be taken into account when selecting a plan. A large factor should be the amount of load on the server you would expect, amount of traffic and the number of db queries that your most viewed pages will require.

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