Why is the bandwidth so slow?

Posted September 29, 2014 2.8k views

It is taking a very long time to spin up an instance, take a snapshot and even destroy a droplet. It is also taking an extremely long time to get to the tutorial section. In fact, my browser isn’t even able to connect to the tutorial section which is a little aggravating because I’m so busy with a million other things going on trying to run my campaign that I don’t have the time to wait for the extremely slow bandwidth of DO and the lack of ability to get to the tutorial section.

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In regards to the spin up, snapshots, or destroying of a droplet; if you are having issues you need to place a help desk ticket. There have been similar issues the past couple of days and I have seen questions related to these topics with other users.

With the community tutorials and questions I have been on this site all weekend and have had no issues at all. More than likely it is your connection or computer that is causing the issue.

I have seen some time it takes 5 or 6 mins to create a Droplet, more than an hour to take a snapshot !!

But most of the time, couple of mins to take snapshot and yes, a min to create droplet..

But never faced issue with forum, apart from those numerous spams !!!

The least DO could do is acknowledging the problem. I haven’t found any thread about slow snapshot creation where anyone from DO has replied. The most effective way to disgruntle customers is to make them feel you don’t give a shit.