Question

Droplet keeps crashing - plenty of RAM and SWAP

  • Posted on May 28, 2014
  • jdowdleAsked by jdowdle

I have a 2GB droplet running 3 Wordpress sites with minimal ( < 10 people / day ) traffic. Yet my server continues to crash.

I’m running Ubuntu 12.10 swapon -s reveals: Filename Type Size Used Priority /swapfile file 4194300 0 -1


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@jdowdle: Are you seeing anything in your logs? Check: <code>/var/log/syslog</code> for general issues with your system and <code>/var/log/apache2/error.log</code> for something specific to your webserver.

I’m seeing a CPU usage of 25%, RAM usage of 50%, and a system load of 26.97… For reference, the rule of thumb says a system load of 1.0 should be max.

Is this a problem that started happening recently (as in the last few hours)? Because the same’s been happening here.