Question

Why does my DO app keep restarting and how do I get restart log?

I deployed a build that utilizes Next.j’s ISP.

Server restarts

Now my server is unexpectedly restarting multiple times a day. Insight is showing the following behavior:

Server restarts
Server Restarts
Server restarts
Memory drop not consistent with restarts

“top” with nearly 40% memory usage:

Server restarts
top command

Troubleshooting

It appears to be a memory leak issue, but the server restarts around 50% memory usage. In the second image you can see restarts even sooner and it doesn’t always restart when the memory drops. I’ve tried going through DO’s troubleshooting documentation but it directs me to the runtime logs, which get cleared with each restart so I don’t have anything to go off of.

What triggers server restarts on the app platform? What 3rd party tools are available to get the logs to debug this issue?


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