Nope, this is a VPS that is solely for this discourse instance. And I run many other VPS with the same company, which all run super smooth (but they are not discourse instances, they are other apps such as custom PHP or WP/CP CMS instances etc).
I am not aware of any swap usage, and I cannot see any spikes in resource usages that would even justify
Now it is at building.... - it seems a bit faster than last time, yet, it is still clearly over 20 minutes
I will ask the server providers if they can spot anything unusual on their ends, however, I recall they personally told me that their own Discourse instance took about 2 hours as well to build. (PS These VPS are on Hetzner machines rented over a third party, I doubt I can get anything better.)
In any case, my suggestion stands that it would be amazing to be able to add, and remove plugins like we can themes. Perhaps it is something to consider?
Very much same situation than with Varnish for example.
Btw I checked in with server folks and indeed we hit 100% memory
5gb ??? 5gb ram is a bit a lot to consume for anything really.
The discourse requirements say it need 1gb ram!
And it is now stuck on below:
104:M 04 Oct 2022 07:19:27.251 # Redis is now ready to exit, bye bye...
Removing old container
+ /usr/bin/docker rm app
Thus I cannot even upgrade the server as the process would be interrupted.
really, I do not think this is a server issue at all. If we need 1GB, then 5GB should be just more than enough.
Something is wrong with this, massively wrong.
I understand others must have a better experience (looking at @merefield who said to upgrade on a 2GB…) yet it is not working for us as it should.
If rebuilding on a “massive” VPS, siting on a datacenter with a fat pipe to the internet takes 3 hours, and rebuilding my install over at https://discourse-on-a-pi.falco.dev that runs on a credit card sized board in my desk, connected to the internet via a standard home plan in a third world country takes only 14 minutes (+4 minutes when there is a new container image) there is something wrong in the product they are selling you…