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3 months ago
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Replied to 504 Gateway Time-out Error

@talinon Thanks for looking that up, you might be right! This is an old app, there might very well be many unnecessary repeated query calls. I'll check that and follow up here soon.

3 months ago
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Started a new Conversation 504 Gateway Time-out Error

I have a ScienceNews Laravel app deployed on DigitalOcean using Nginx. I am using the most basic droplet:

  • 1 GB / 1 CPU
  • 25 GB SSD disk
  • 1000 GB transfer

It is called

I have other projects using the same exact configurations (also on DigitalOcean) but this is the only one that started to show the 504 Time-out error recently. The website has been dragging quite a bit as well, and at times blows up and shows this error.

The database has about 300 articles, 400 authors and 5k subscribers.

It has an average of about 1200 visitors per month, according to Google Analytics.

Would the database be causing this? Or is it the server that is too basic?

The same backend also has an API that serves an iOS app, but the app never crashes or experiences delays. This happens only on the website.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

5 months ago
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Started a new Conversation Phpunit Crashes After I Created A Console Command That Reads From The Database

So I have an app working well, with many unit tests. All is good until I create some console commands that search the database for various reasons to send out emails, etc. At that moment all my tests crash with the no such table message.

After some moments of agony, I realized that the database call on the console command seems to be running before the test has a chance to migrate the tables and set up the application. Any ideas on how I can fix this?