Question

Droplet Slowdown - expected?

Just made my first droplet, installing python and whatnot and basically setting everything up, and it’s taking forever. It sounds like my CPU is spinning hard and it’s strange because I thought most of the processing was happening server-side, not locally.

I’ve read in the forums that the server I’m connected to might be causing latency, but what I really don’t understand is why my CPU is taking the load. I’m fairly new to cloud computing so forgive my ignorance, but any help would be greatly appreciated

Subscribe
Share

Submit an answer
You can type!ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

I once had a similar problem… Run top while doing the slow installation and post here what it says in the third line (the one like %Cpu(s): 22,8 us, 1,3 sy, 0,0 ni, 75,7 id, 0,2 wa, 0,0 hi, 0,0 si, 0,0 st).