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MethoD
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  • Yep -- letsencrypt is pretty much all you'll ever need for certs. They're even adding wildcard certs this month. Just set it up to autoupdate in your cron (literally just a single command; you can search for it on DO tutorials) and you never have to…
  • @Linc said: @MethoD said: And if 100GB is crazy overkill, then you may not even need to bother with a DO volume. You can almost certainly get by with the default droplet sizes: https://blog.digitalocean.com/new-droplet-plans/ …
  • Seconded re: SSL cert. And if 100GB is crazy overkill, then you may not even need to bother with a DO volume. You can almost certainly get by with the default droplet sizes: https://blog.digitalocean.com/new-droplet-plans/
  • Heroku is tough to justify, expense-wise, unless you're a startup looking to set your Rails app up quickly. IMO, it's far easier and cheaper to manage a PHP DO box than trying to do it on Rails (apps that are constantly-running processes like Ruby/N…
  • Oh hey, I can contribute to this discussion. Digital Ocean is a clear winner to me. The costs are far clearer (and, for the most part, lower) than AWS, the setup 250 times easier, and the tooling is super simple. I run a few servers through them.…
  • Oh yeah, puts on glove, this feels right, again
  • Team Mystic, reporting in. Still loving them 5 mile walks on Saturday and Sunday while it's nice outside.
    in Pokemon GO Comment by MethoD May 2017
  • Let the good times and nostalgia roll
  • I'm happy to have helped all those years ago. I wish I could have been around to help salvage the site after the hackening! What a huge loss Icrontic was a huge part of my Junior High years. Mortin, my little brother, and I played EverQuest (I wen…

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