Question: what is the cheapest hardware available to run Mastodon?
My current instance in on a VPS
1 vCore 2,4Gz / 2GB RAM / 10GB SSD
The problem I have is when I first installed Mastodon, I've built several times the Docker images and after three times or so it failed because of a lack of space.
I don't have a problem of scale because there are not lot of people on the server.
Do you think it is doable to keep this hardware or should I upgrade? And how?
@KillianKemps upgrade !
@angristan To what hardware should I upgrade? I would like to keep it a small instance. As I won't have lot of time managing it, I would like not spending time moderating.
I would accept between 50 and 100 users on my instance.
So what would you recommend?
@KillianKemps my single user instance fits on 0.5 vcpu 1.7Gb ram 10 gb storage so far. any smaller than that and I run into problems compiling native extensions etc during initial setup
@KillianKemps I too would like to know the answers to these questions.
Welcome to Qowala's Mastodon instance!
Here, we love open source and we study and work on social networks so naturally we also host a Mastodon instance.
Friendly people are welcome, but as this is a small server, there are limited available slots. So, choose wisely to join or not.