DO Space is slow.

Why is DO Space so slow? Anyway to improve this issue? There are times that this reaches 900ms. I have a decent ~50Mbps upload/download connection.

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April 1, 2024


When you see such issues I’ll recommend checking the status page of DigitalOcean for possible issues:

Having said that, are you constantly experiencing such speeds or is it a time-from-time occasion?

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April 4, 2024

Heya, @paparts

In which region is the bucket located? Have you tried using different client to upload and download a file?

You can use tools like mtr or ping to measure network latency to your Space. It will give some basic information on the network to check if the connection is delayed on certain load point.

Test with files of various sizes to see if the upload speed is consistently slow across different file sizes or if it’s more pronounced with larger files. You can test upload speeds using bucket in different region to check if the behaviour follows.

You can also check our best practices here:


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