Disk read high in Digital Ocean


Digital Ocean notified me yesterday night that droplet disk read was over 1.5 MB/s. Is this normal?

(Matt Palmer) #2

Yes. No. Maybe. 42. Poutine.

(Jay Pfaffman) #3

Was a backup running at that time?


Mm. I don’t think so.

I’ve been receiving more disk read over 1.5 mb/s (over 5 min) notifications lately. Like, two today. This didn’t happen before.


The higher than before disk read seems to now occur so constantly that I need to remove the DigitalOcean monitoring on that. I’m wondering if the reason for this is an abnormal amount of robots: