This is more of a conceptual question about when is the appropriate time to spit a database server off to it’s own droplet.
So say you have a LAMP type solution running on a 2vcpu/4GB droplet and you think it’s time to get some more capacity. Doubling the size of the droplet is easy, but is that the right way to go? Spinning up a separate database server is another option with some advantages and some disadvantages.
I’m split right down the middle on the advantages vs disadvantages and thought I might find some interesting and informative opinions in the DO community.
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