Question

why is my droplet resize taking too long??

Hi ! i have 4 droplets in my account the four of them are from 1 website ( 1 for apache+php , 1 for mysql, 1 for static images ( over 500.000 images > 20gb , and 1 for mailserver ) i’ve resized 2 of them ( web and mysql ) because a lot of traffic from an event in my country ( presidential elections ) the web droplet took 8 minutes to go from 1gb/1C to 8gb / 4c and the mysql droplet i’ts taking OVER ONE HOUR ( 1hour and 30min to be exact. and it still not finished ) the droplet have 12gb occupied so it’s not that big. and digitalocean cant give an estimate, or cancel the solicitude. very poor service i’m getting here

Show comments

Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Want to learn more? Join the DigitalOcean Community!

Join our DigitalOcean community of over a million developers for free! Get help and share knowledge in Q&A, subscribe to topics of interest, and get courses and tools that will help you grow as a developer and scale your project or business.

The hypervisor that droplet is on probably does not have enough space to allow the droplet to be resized, which means it has to be moved to another hypervisor. This may cause it to take longer, but I don’t think it should take that long.