I’m running the latest Discourse release on Digital Ocean on their 2 GB service.
The server has stopped working twice in the past week and I’m wondering what could be wrong. I’ve had to go in and do a soft restart whenever this happens.
This is the first time in 1 year of operation so it seems like maybe I’m bumping up against some sort of limit.
We have about 200,000 messages in 20,000 topics. We get about 30,000 api requests a day. I have it set up to do two backups and we’re really down on the backup space left:
Here is what I’m seeing in the Digital Ocean reports panel:
And here are the long term trends on my forum:
Also - is there a way to get automatic notifications from Digital Ocean when the forum software goes down? Right now I have to wait until I discover it when I happen to check the forums.
Any ideas? (I’m not a software engineer).