Droplet killed by OOM on Hypervisor
Today my monitoring alerted me that the server on DO is down. Checking in the console I found the droplet in a stopped state. Started it back normally, DO support team replied in a ticket that droplet was killed by Out-of-memory on the hypervisor. Luckily this resulted in just a minor corruption of MySQL tables.
I’d like to know if this event is considered “ordinary” by DO team, as support tried to upsell optimized droplet to me as a “cure”. Anyone else experienced this?
I find this incident very disturbing, even more so because droplet was not started back automatically after being killed.
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