Hosting on virtual servers is daunting and exciting in equal parts. There's something wonderful about the freedom you have to control this...thing...on the internet. To be able to spin up a computer at the end of an IP address and connect to it with your browser.
It's not easy the first time. Just knowing what to install can be tricky.
In this talk, I demonstrate how to create a Digital Ocean virtual server, and what to install to get a SilverStripe site running. There are loads of tips and tools to help you get started!