MySQL is the number one open source relational database management system in the world, and is used by millions of developers across all application types. DigitalOcean, a fast-growing cloud provider that’s increasing in popularity amongst the developer community, is a great host to consider for your MySQL deployments. In this article, we’re going to show […]
Ready to transition from a commercial database to open source, and want to know which databases are most popular in 2019? Wondering whether an on-premise vs. public cloud vs. hybrid cloud infrastructure is best for your database strategy? Or, considering adding a new database to your application and want to see which combinations are most popular? We found all the answers you need at the Percona Live event last month, and broke down the insights into the following free trends reports:
- Top Databases Used: Open Source vs. Commercial
- Cloud Infrastructure Analysis: Public Cloud vs. On-Premise vs. Hybrid Cloud
- Polyglot Persistence Trends: …
It’s very easy to install Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) on DigitalOcean. If you’ve never used DigitalOcean before, you will find that it is user-friendly and not very expensive. For $5/month you can easily host your PMM on it, letting you monitor your simple infrastructure or try out PMM before implementing it to monitor your production environments.
Let’s prepare the DigitalOcean instance
Log in to DigitalOcean (DO) control panel and click “Create Droplet.”
Thanks to DO you can skip the boring OS setup and save time by using the Docker “One click app” in DO and the Docker image from PMM.
Note: After clicking on “Docker…” choose an instance size that accommodates your budget – PMM can run on as little as the 1GB 1vCPU instance!
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