Website becoming non-responsive
I have been using the Digital ocean for about a few months now and I am facing an issue. My website got high traffic. Each day, I have around 7.5k + users and 80k+ views. Sometimes at a single moment, I have around 180+ users according to google analytics and that is when I face my issue.
My website just shuts down. It becomes non-responsive and even when the traffic falls down to 100 users at a moment, the server stays non-responsive until I reboot it.
The only graph/value that rise is disk i/o when it happens everything else stays stable.
I am not sure what is causing this issue, I used cloudflare to solve this issue, but it did complete opposite and broke my website, i.e my website page load time exceeded 40 seconds, so I turned it off.
The website is hosted on wordpress and I have seen people have similar nature website working flawlessly with cloudflare and digital ocean.
Any help would be appreciated.
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