Which OS/kernel to use for mobile application?

  • Posted October 31, 2013


I only have little knowledge about Linux OS. I’m trying to create a droplet in San Francisco (i think its the best for Asia) and just want to ask if which OS/kernel is best optimized to use for mobile application?

I am planning to use NGINX / PHP / MYSQL as a web server.


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Thank man! Yes, mostly mysql queries, current database records is in 300k now. and getting bigger every day.

512 MB will work, but make sure to add swap: <a href=“”>How To Add Swap on Ubuntu 12.04</a>. <br> <br>One nice feature about D.O. is that you can scale your droplet up, rather easily, should you ‘out-grow’ it. <br> <br>If your app is going to be heavy on MySQL calls, then you’ll be better off w/a multi-core droplet (I think they start @ $20/mo.).

Thanks Pablo, What should be the min. memory if im going to use 64bit Ubuntu? <br>

IMHO, they’re all on equal footing on that front. <br> <br>If you only have a “little knowledge about Linux” I’d suggest <b>Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit</b>. In regard to documentation or figuring out how to accomplish certain tasks, there seems to be more information out there targeted toward n00bs for Ubuntu.