re: Do you manage your own Postgres or use a DBaaS? VIEW POST

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re: The real selling point for managed database solutions is that they take care of backups and the like for you. Local databases are still perfectly s...
 

I was actually going the route of having a DO droplet where I have my node app and its postgres db all in. And that would be already my production environment.

So as long as I am willing to invest "routine care and feeding", it should be ok?

 

I don't know anything about DigitalOcean specifically, but in principle yes. If it's a container or vm, make sure your data directory is in a permanent volume instead of ephemeral storage.

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