How do I increase the upload speed to my NodeJS application

  • Posted on February 20, 2015
  • peturhAsked by peturh

I have a NodeJS server using the middleware formidable (that have speeds up to 500 Mbit/s) application with a Angular front-end to upload some DJ mixes through an interface, I’m trying to get some decent upload speeds with this application, but I’m getting (roughly) an upload speed of 0.79 Mbit/s. This should be able to be quicker, right?

I’ve ran speedtest-cli and I’m getting decent speeds from it:

Download: 49.33 Mbits/s Upload: 21.36 Mbits/s

I’ve tried to do: ifconfig eth0 txqueuelen 10000, I have not managed to see any differences.

I’m by the way using the cheapest tier, but I’ve read that this should not inflict with the network speeds.

Any help appreciated.

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I’d recommend opening a ticket with our support team including these details and a ping and traceroute or MTR between your droplet and the remote server so we can look into it.