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Everything you need to know about NexoPOS.
Before considering installing NexoPOS 4.x let's table a little bit about what are the requirements. This section will cover the requirements in terms of knowledge to the requirements in terms of hosting.
Before considering installing NexoPOS, we believe you know how to install Laravel. This means you should be familiar with the CLI (Command Line Interface) which is mostly used to install NexoPOS.
You also need to be familiar with Git, which is used to deploy and update NexoPOS.
Composer is used to install NexoPOS dependencies. Knowing the basics here is fairly enough. For further instructions, you can find these on the composer website.
NexoPOS installation might take some time or not according to whether your server is configured or not. For an empty server, the configuration + the installation might take up to 30 minutes. When everything is set up, the installation might take up to 10 minutes.
In case you have some issues during the installation, there are two options that are available for you :
NexoPOS shouldn't be installed on shared hosting. This absolutely unadvised. In order to use all the features of NexoPOS without worrying about performance, you're invited to use a server with at least 2 GB of ram. There are many providers available out there who can be used :
Vultr is a popular Cloud Hosting provider. We've currently hosted our applications using this provider. They have a quite reliable server availability. They are also over cheap servers with various stacks.
Same as Vultr, Digital is a well-known Cloud Hosting provider that has many plans with various instances specifications. Their dashboard might look intimidating for a beginner, but it's also really easy to use.
Linode is one of the most popular providing affordable cloud hosting and various other hosting services. Getting started with this provider is as easy as it is for Digital Ocean and Vultr.
Not every NexoPOS installation might have the same needs in terms of resources. If you're planning to use a regular installation, your needs will be less than if you have premium extensions on your system. This table shows the recommended resources considering the modules you might use.
|Gastro + NexoPOS||2GB||20GB|
|Multistore + NexoPOS||4GB||30GB|
|Gastro + MultiStore + NexoPOS||8GB||120GB|
Only those modules were included as we believe they add an extra load on a server. The other module won't have a significant impact on your server performance.