DO Ideas 2

Snapshot queuing system

Instead of shutting down your droplet to create a snapshot, you are able to apply for a snapshot window. Digital Ocean will then give you a time frame where you can quickly shutdown your droplet and an estimate of how long it would take. The snapshot would be actioned immediately when the user does the snapshot procedure instead of waiting around.

This would solve, shutting the server down, doing a snapshot (which seems to work straight away or 30mins later) and powering back on.

  • Anonymous
  • Sep 11 2018
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  • Edward Son commented
    September 11, 2018 17:41

    It's not rocket science. Any website of this kind needs to be designed - like Google and Ebay and Amazon - to scale indefinitely simply by adding hardware. That a non-scalable design was accepted and funded tells us the level of incompetence in this administration. Want to get queuing system -