How I built an app with 500,000 users in 5 days on a $100 server 👾

There seems to be a general consensus in the world of startups that you should build an MVP without caring too much about technical scalability. It’s not easy to build a cost-efficient, scalable system for millions of monthly users. But it’s also not terribly complicated to have some sort of setup that can handle at least a decent amount of users on some cheap servers in the cloud. You just have to take it into account when building the MVP, by making the right choices. Erik Duindam explains.


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