I deployed a very simple NodeJS app on a $5 server and I am experiencing serious latency issues.
A couple of requests are fine but then it becomes almost unreachable, both SSH and HTTP.
Any tips on what’s going?

I am confident that my own internet connection is strong.

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Hi there,

It sounds like that your CPU usage might be getting too high. I could suggest following the steps from this answer here on how to check your resource utilization on your server:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-to-find-the-processes-that-are-consuming-the-most-server-resources

Let me know how it goes.
Regards,
Bobby