Question

Do you throttle disk IO?

Posted September 16, 2013 5.7k views
Do you use cgroups or some KVM feature to throttle disk IO among guests? I'm concerned that my IO-heavy application could get starved by other guests.

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Please open up a support ticket. Thanks!
I did, but the ticket (68023) was closed without a comment. I don't have any droplets yet because I am considering DO as a hosting provider.
I asked the online support staff and no one has closed the ticket -- perhaps you closed it by accident. I have re-opened it anyway.
Thank you. I received my answer.
Looks like I was the one to close, it, by the way. :)
you're worried about your IO heavy app being treated fairly, but not whether your IO heavy app will affect others? sounds considerate. welcome aboard, friendly neighbour.
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