Purchase soon : Some questions : Software, Server...

  • Posted on February 25, 2015
  • FreelanceAsked by Freelance

Hello the digital-team and others :)

I ll buy servers on digitalocean.

I have some questions (usefull for other im sure) ^^ - Im currently developing my prestashop store. I need to choose 2 servers (Production and Development)

  • I hesitate between $20/mo or $40/mo. I really need 4GB ? Its probably better to get 2 same configurations.

  • I ll install web server and other stuff by myself : Nginx or Apache+Nginx ?

  • I should install Cpanel like in free of course : Foxlor or ISPConfig ?

Thanks :)

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Regarding the control panel setup, do give zPanel / Sentora a try… Those who is moving from cPanel based setup may find the panel easy to migrate to !!

Thanks for your advices :)

It’s a pitty ServerPilot doesn’t manage LEMP stack. But I didn’t know and seem’s to be a goood service :)

So I ll order the 20$ plan, install Lemp, Nginx, Fail2Ban… =) And probably install Foxlor :)

And also try cloudfare :)


@mepps27 I fully recommend you Nginx without apache, is faster, powerful, and a complete solution by its own.

Go to and create a free account, it helps you to install LEMP completely optimized (out of the box) and provides your with an easy to use control panel for your site/s.

About the size, start with the small one, and try it, if you feel like you need more power/speed with current users then upgrade.

Also signup to and protect/cache your website. Also try to create a free account at to manage your email traffic from your droplet.