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  • Published Question

    How do I know when traffic is too high for droplet based on graphs?

    How do I read the graphs? What's too high CPU usage, memory or disk IO? As an example, I have various basic droplets, all 1 CPU, 1GB ram, and Ubuntu 20.04. I run a few websites on each of them, Grav CMS on Nginx, very...
    Accepted Answer: Hi there, I could suggest monitoring the graphs regularly and in case that you notice a trend that the usage is going up slowly you could consider an upgrade. Another thing that I could suggest is to check out this in...
    1 By filippomasoni Server Optimization Ubuntu 20.04 DigitalOcean Droplets Nginx
  • Published Question

    Different disk space usage for 5 identical droplets of Ubuntu 16.04.3

    I have 5 droplets created at different times, older one Oct 2016 with Ubuntu 16.04.1 and newer 16.04.2. All of them have nginx php7-fpm and Grav CMS on it, nothing else, same exact configuration of the files in www in...
    Accepted Answer: if you run: sudo du -h -d 1 / On a new vs. old machine that should tell you which of your top-level directories is taking up extra space. Probably either /home or /var You can then run: sudo du -h -d 1 /var etc. ...
    1 By filippomasoni DigitalOcean Storage Ubuntu 16.04