It depends on product nature but does some research on what technologies you want your product to be built on.
There are many robust frameworks available like PHP, NodeJS, CMS, etc. so you should be focusing on what you want to achieve with the product and what framework has to offer.
You will find some open-source software, and sometimes it’s a challenging situation to choose among themselves. Some of the points to keep in mind while choosing a tech stack.
Is open-source/software maintained by a reputable organization and supported?
Does it have a large community so you can ask questions if stuck during development?
Who is using them?
Does it solve the product feature?
Some of the common options you will have:
Web Server – Nginx, Apache (I prefer Nginx)
App framework – PHP, Node.JS, Python (Most of the time PHP will be suitable, and development is cheaper, but if looking for real-time data delivery then Node.JS will do better. Python development is expensive)
Database – if PHP then most probably MySQL will be ok and MongoDB for Node.js
OS – CentOS, Ubuntu
Once you know what tech stack you are going to use, you need to choose the hosting solution. It may sound easy, but trust me, it’s essential to pick it wisely.
Choosing the right hosting will save you money and serve your user faster & better. Some of the questions you should consider while choosing a hosting provider are:
Does it offer what your product needs?
Do they have a data center in your expected user location?
Is costing within your budget?
How is the support provided?
Product offering & integration
On a high level, you have two main options – VPS & Cloud hosting.
VPS hosting – if you are testing your ideas and not sure the expected traffic/user-based or having a limited budget, then VPS would be right to start it.
You can get it started from as little as $10 a, server and some of the known VPS hosting providers are:
Don’t wait for a user to complain about a slow website or application instead of implementing CDN before launch.
CDN (Content Delivery Network) accelerates the website asset delivery to serve the requested data from the user’s nearest location hence faster.
Nowadays, CDN is capable of doing many things related to performance optimization and reduce the site load time. Having a fast-loading website boost search engine ranking and user experience.
The same goes for Security; it doesn’t matter how big or small your business is, every website should be secured. There are many ways to add security to your site, and one of the quickest ones is to implement cloud-based security.
Cloud-based security protects your website from the edge (bad request doesn’t reach to your server at all).
The good thing is most of the CDN provider has security product integrated so you can pick the one which provides both CDN & Security.
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