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Terrible typing lag on 1GB Droplet

Is there some sharing algorithm on Digital Ocean that locks up sessions for seconds at a time while logged in over SSH? Here’s my experience: I’m logged in to my 1GB RAM Droplet (Ubuntu 14.04) and I’m setting up services, editing files with vim, etc. I can type in bursts with no lag for maybe 20-30 seconds, then it is completely frozen (not responsive to keystrokes) for 3-5 seconds, then anything I typed while frozen gets all sent at once.

This is extremely annoying, especially if I’m using the backspace key… Is this a know issue or a temporary problem? It doesn’t happen to me with Linode. Thanks


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I am a new user as of 24 hours ago. I created three droplets, two in Amsterdam and one in NY2. I am in London. <br> <br>The two in Amsterdam are great, no disconnects, no lag, very nice. <br> <br>The one in NY2 has bad ssh typing lag but in my experience it’s always while waiting for disk (e.g. tab completion, trying to run something, etc.) as if there is no i/o available. <br> <br>My ssh sessions to NY2 also randomly disconnect which may or may not related. <br> <br>Something broken in NY2? <br>

Terrible lag for ssh to do anything useful in it. It’s incredibly frustrating. Please fix this somehow

Anyone got any solution to this?