My website becomes unloadable every few days, why?

Posted July 17, 2019 905 views
MongoDBDigitalOceanPythonDeploymentUbuntu 18.04

I have one MongoDB droplet on which I run a Python (Flask) based website. Every few days the website becomes unreachable. The page just keeps loading endlessly. There are no error messages, only a never-ending loading time. Once I restart the server the problem ceases - for a few days.
Why is this happening and how can it be resolved?

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Rather than rebooting the server, first try to check your logs.

Maybe there is a service that’s crashing which is causing the problem, so rather than restarting the whole server, you would just need to restart that one service, after that you could use the information in the logs to further troubleshoot the problem and fix the core issue.

Hope that this helps!