What Droplet do I pick to run a Discord bot?

July 18, 2016 5.1k views
DigitalOcean Python

I have a discord bot that I made using the latest python version for the simple purpse of relaying information related to Phantasy Star Online 2’s Emergency Quests times and locations but im totally new to hosting and not sure which distrubution or one-click apps to use?

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Are you able to run that bot using Django or Bottle? If so, there are tutorials for setting up either, but if not, I’d recommend https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/initial-server-setup-with-ubuntu-16-04 after you launch a base Ubuntu 16.04 Droplet. You can then use guides to install other necessary requirements.

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