504 gateway coming very frequently

I have a Ghost droplet deployed with 1 GB Memory / 25 GB Disk and my site went down twice in 2-day span after deploying showing 504 gateway timeout and the CPU%, Load and memory graphs shows blank gaps…

No idea what’s the reason. If someone can please help me out will mean a lot (I’m not a technical guy)

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Bobby Iliev
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July 23, 2022

Hi there,

It sounds like that you might be getting too much traffic for the 1GB / 1CPU Droplet.

What I could suggest is to try and enable CloudFlare so that it could cache some of your pages and serve some of the content from their CDN rather than your server itself.

If this still does not help, I could suggest upgrading your Droplet to have a bit more RAM and CPU power.

Let me know how it goes!



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