Ive create a droplet for my app but there are times that goes completely off(by this i mean its on but it cant do any tasks,it stuck on simple commands also), my guessing is because its updating but i have a 2 gb ram with a simple node server running.

Is this normal ?

Also it is advisable to turn the updates off ?

Thank you .

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May 13, 2024

Heya @7579882df41b43499dc559468e6c9c,

I think it’s due to high CPU usage. When does those frezzes occur? Is it when you are developing something, what are you trying to do when they occur, how long do they last?

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May 10, 2024

Heya, @7579882df41b43499dc559468e6c9c

I’ll recommend to examine the logs if the droplet us running out of memory. Usually there will be references in /var/log/messages indicating that a process was killed - oom or out of memory

Also you can add SWAP space in order to improve the performance. This will benefit a smaller droplet for sure:


Hope that this helps!

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