Weak uptime and low speed loading

Posted January 8, 2021 537 views

Hello my website have very weak uptime 9%-15% per day, and is slow to load, please help why this is happening?

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Hello, @artyz

The site indeed take a lot of time to load. However when I tested it it loaded a Error establishing a database connection error. Would you mind checking if the database server is up and running? If the database is hosted locally on the server you can check if MySQL/MariaDB or PostgreSQL service is up and running.

Also I will recommend you to examine the database error logs and check this article:

Can you please share more information about the setup you have (Droplet OS / Web server type - Apache, Nginx, Site CMS/platform)


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  • Hello, thank you for your answer, I will try to find more info
    in the meantime I must say that I moved to Digital Ocean hosting for 5$ per month using worpdress from Google Cloud, and it was working OK on googole cloud, it was more expensive and I decided to move to Digital Ocean. I suppose there is something wrong with the Digital Ocean, not sure where I must ask the question to check why uptime is so weak?

    • Hello,

      If you’re still experiencing some issues you can also reach to our support team with some further details, e.g droplet region and some general information about the problem.