We are looking to setup a magento 2 community edition shop and are looking for a good testing server solution so we can update, modify and push live with updates. We are of course looking at GIT but also want to consider the database and retaining customer orders etc. Has anyone got any suggestions or advice/recommendations.
You can opt for two servers on digital ocean https://www.digitalocean.com/ where you can setup Magento application & database on two different servers removing load from a single server.
Two servers can be connected through Private Networking which is very fast and works like as both(db & app) are on the same server. To enable Private Networking you can go through https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-and-use-digitalocean-private-networki...