FTP upload speed is extremely slow
Sorry my message has gone due to Ditial Ocean forum issues,
basically why DO has so slow FTP? I have a speed of 164Kb/s which is slow. How to improve it? Should I look for the faster hosting?
DO replied with the text that did not give me any clear idea how to fix it:
Thank you for contacting us, and we’ll be happy to help. Is this speed consistent, or does it intermittently dip into that range? And did this issue just start recently occurring, or has it been this way since you first spun up the Droplet last month? I notice that just yesterday you resized this Droplet, which actually resulted in a migration to another hardware node, and this new hardware node does seem to be subjected to more inbound traffic than the previous node, and I’m curious if that is a factor here. If this FTP slowness just began after the resize then we may be able to attribute it to the activity on the hardware node, in which case we can attempt to migrate to a new node.
Please note that this would require downtime for the Droplet while it is migrated. Migration times will vary, but a good baseline expectation is that migrations will take roughly 1 minute per 1GB of disk space to migrate, though I’ve seen them go much faster than this.
Please note that we can’t guarantee that the Droplet will end up on a hypervisor that’s less busy than the one where it is currently hosted. It’s also important to understand that the hypervisors that run our Droplets are mixed hardware; we guarantee the number of cores of CPU you get, but not the specific brand/type/speed of CPU on each device. It’s possible that if we migrate your droplet, it will go to a hypervisor with a different processor architecture that may work differently with your application. We aren’t able to guarantee where your Droplet will end up, so the new hypervisor could be newer and less busy or older and busier (or any other combination), it just depends on which servers in our data center have resources available.
Please let us know if you’d like to go that route. If so, confirm if you’re ok with the migration happening ASAP or if you have a preferred time(in UTC timezone) window. We look forward to hearing back from you.
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