Oversized databases considering the load?


I’m using a hosted MySQL8 DB and a hosted Redis 7 DB, but i’m wondering if i’ve “over scaled” them for the need i have.

Looking at the insights they’re sitting comfortably around 60% memory usage, but rarely goes above 50% CPU usage.

Database Instance ( 4 GB RAM / 2vCPU ): Database Instance

Redis Instance ( 4 GB RAM / 2vCPU ): Redis Instance

Would it be fine to scale them down or should i keep them where they are at? Both time intervals are set to 7 days, to show an average of the load i’m getting on the instances.

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November 26, 2023

Heya @madsjrgensen,

I guess it shouldn’t hurt to scale than down a little bit and keep track in the coming days how the load is and how it’s being handled.

Anything above 80% utilization is bound to bring some problems I think so that it something to consider as well.

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