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which droplet is better for a large scale laravel project

Posted July 12, 2021 146 views
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I’m new to degitalocean and I’m wondering is it better to use the ready laravel droplet or whm/cpanel for a large scale project which handles images and videos .

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Hi @hussaind,

Each has advantages and you can install Laravel or cPanel/WHM to each. If you know how to configure your Laravel Project, I’ll go with th cPanel/WHM droplet rather than the other way around.

cPanel does need some configuring and installing Laravel will take up less time. Additionally, cPanel comes with all that a Laravel app might need so it would just be a matter of installing Laravel without having to install any services ( most probably).

Hello, @hussaind

The Laravel marketplace app will speed the installation process for you

https://marketplace.digitalocean.com/apps/laravel

Also, you can check the software that is installed and if it is suitable for your needs then you can use the marketplace application.

If you already have a running Laravel site that you want to migrate to DigitalOcean you can simply migrate it to on a fresh droplet instead of using the Marketplace Laravel Application.

If you require a control panel you can use the cPanel/WHM or Plesk, but it this is not a must, then you can simply spin up an Ubuntu droplet and then migrate your existing site.

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex