Question

Would the server crash if I send large attachments in mailgun using images inside the server?

I want to send about 80mb of 18 files from the server as an e-mail attachment in mailgun/node.js to about 1,000 people, I feel like this would be an overload on a $5 digital ocean server considering the number of requests and the size of the files. What do you recommend I do?

Subscribe
Share

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

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.

Accepted Answer

Hi there,

It is really hard to say yes or no, but what you could do is separate the task into chunks, so rather than sending 1000 emails, you could do this in 10 runs * 100.

You could also add a swap file so that you could have some extra memory buffer:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-add-swap-space-on-ubuntu-16-04

Regards, Bobby