Digital Ocean has worst upload speed

August 28, 2016 1.6k views
Networking CentOS

I don't understand from my PC I can upload to Godaddy VPS server at the rate of 3-6 MBps
where as I get 65.3 KBps upload speed to London Droplet

Such a Joke Digital Ocean !

5 Answers

I don't understand from my PC I can upload to Godaddy VPS server at the rate of 3-6 MBps
where as I get 65.3 KBps upload speed to London Droplet

What more to determine ?
I have a droplet at singapore the speed is around same ?

  • There must be a problem with your setup. I'm currently on slow internet so I can't demo pushing to the box, but here's the box pulling a 1GB test file:

    gw@lon:~$ curl -O http://ipv4.download.thinkbroadband.com/1GB.zip
      % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                     Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
    100 1024M  100 1024M    0     0  20.4M      0  0:00:50  0:00:50 --:--:-- 36.2M
    

How did you determine the issue is with DigitalOcean?

Did you figure this out? Download speeds are wicked fast, but upload is full of it.
It's taking a friend of mine a while to upload 32 MB of files

My DO droplet in indian datacenter is only pushing to 50-100 Mbps upload speed. Is that normal?
https://lensdump.com/i/Kv9z

I too had an issue with my droplets. I noticed sometimes it goes fast, and sometimes slower.

From within the digitalocean mirrors, the speed might vary at times.
I noticed that stopping the connection and restarting made it go faster.
It was taking ages to upgrade an Ubuntu droplet... by stopping the upgrade, and restarting, it went very fast.

I still have no idea what goes wrong that the droplet traffic is limited, but it may go fast after restarting the network action you are taking.

It's probably an issue to be checked by DO.

Get:133 http://lon1.mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 libapt-pkg
Get:134 http://lon1.mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libaut
Get:135 http://lon1.mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 libclass-a
Get:136 http://lon1.mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libcry
Get:137 http://lon1.mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libaut
Get:138 http://lon1.mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libaut
Get:139 http://lon1.mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libcgi
Get:140 http://lon1.mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libcla
Get:141 http://lon1.mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 libdbi-per
60% [141 libdbi-perl 216 kB/743 kB 29%]                                                    
60% [141 libdbi-perl 243 kB/743 kB 33%]                                                    
61% [141 libdbi-perl 508 kB/743 kB 68%]                                11.3 kB/s 28min 16s
root@turmoil-vpn:/home/juan#
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