Discourse site maintenance workload

If I may ask a meta meta question: what is the sysadmin (not moderating) workload of hosting/maintaining a Discourse site such as this one? (I'm assuming the site is 'self-hosted'.) I'm considering migrating a Yahoo group to Discourse, and just wondering if I'm crazy to install Discourse open source on an, e.g., Digital Ocean server and manage it myself.

Related: Yahoo are sunsetting some key features of Yahoo Groups (link).

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This is a good question for the Discourse meta forum.

I think it depends on what you’re doing. The basic setup is quite easy, but I’ve found adding and developing lots of plugins sometimes collides with each other.

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This is good to hear--I won't be doing anything esoteric. Thanks.