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Which plan to choose for fast Magento 2.4 development environment?

Hello

I would like to set up Magento 2.4 development environment on DigitalOcean but don’t know which Droplet plan should I choose for quick performance (also in Magento developer mode).

Will it work well with a basic plan that has the following specs? 8 GB / 4 CPUs 160 GB SSD disk 5 TB transfer

Also, if you have any additional recommendations, I would be happy to hear it. Thanks!


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Hello there,

Choosing the right Droplet plan depends on your workload. An oversized Droplet would underuse its resources and cost more, but an undersized Droplet running at full CPU or memory would suffer from degraded performance or errors.

I’ll also recommend the one-click Magento application from our marketplace as it’s optimized for Magento.

To help you pick the best Droplet plan for your use case, this article explains the differences between shared and dedicated CPUs, goes into detail on each Droplet plan, and concludes with how to make a data-driven decision.

You can also resize a Droplet to a larger plan after creation, including resizing to a larger Droplet plan of a different kind. For example, you can resize from a Basic Droplet plan to a larger CPU-Optimized Droplet plan. See the Droplet pricing page for a full list of plans and prices.

Regards

Hi there @antoniogurei,

I think that the resources that you’ve mentioned are alright for a development environment.

What I could suggest is trying out the 1-click installation image from the Marketplace here:

https://marketplace.digitalocean.com/apps/magento-2-open-source

It comes with a lot of preinstalled packages so that you don’t have to do it manually.

Regards, Bobby