I saw you guys discussed hosted installation on digital ocean and Linode. May you please tell me what are the minimum CPU, RAM and other resources I need to have on a hosted installation. Also is there anything that make those two companies above preferred hosts for Discourse?
1 Powerful Core
1 GB RAM
The Discourse guide to install in the cloud specifies system requirements at the top.
There are many topics comparing Digital Ocean, Linode and other hosting solutions, e.g.: