DigitalOcean VPN's and Speed (Revisited)
My speed average using a VPN on a droplet (the minimum one) is a princely 1.6Mbps which I think we can all agree we last seen as a respectable speed when Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a new TV show and Bill Clinton was in the news for his Oval Office Horizontal boogie!
Now moving along to the 21st century my average speed here without the Digitalocean VPN is a paltry 50Mbps which I still have issues with, but that’s between me and the next poor sod that winds up talking to me from my ISP! But it is also 5000% faster right. YEs we take a hit in speed though a VPN, but its not a 98% hit now is it?
So can we assume here that Digitalocean are not shaping or throttling traffic, because that would be just terrible and also very naughty (Not to mention illegal in the EU and criminally so)
So all I can think of here is that despite the complete simplicity at which a vpn can be set up on a droplet that I’m totally doing something wrong or I missed something several times!
So what gives? I’m reading some terrible horror stories here on the community board, tell me it ain’t so! Has anyone managed to get a VPN working at any reasonable speed?
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