What's the difference between two droplets having the same 2Gb memory, same 2TB transfer, but one having 50gb in space and the other 30gb?

Besides the obvios disk space difference, does having the extra space positively affect its performance. Does anybody know if I’ll be able to upgrade once I need those extra 20gb? Will the price change from the current 10$/mo price? At the moment, I have the 10$/mo plan with 2Gb memory, 2TB transfer, 30gb space, but there’s a new plan for the same price but 50gb in space. Should I resize to it? What do you recommend? I only need 1 GB atm, but this number will grow.


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Having extra disk space might slightly affect performance if you are using around 97% or more of the available disk space, but in general those two are not very related.

As for the Droplet plan—am I right in assuming that you resized your Droplet to the new Standard 2GB plan? It sounds like you picked the CPU and RAM only option so your disk space is still that of the old 2GB plan.

The Droplet will still cost you $10/mo if you resize your disk space as well. Keep in mind that a disk resize will take a bit longer than CPU and RAM only, though. See this tutorial for more info on the different resize options: