WordCamp.org slow load times

I’ve been noticing intermittently slow load times for wordcamp.org lately, and others have reported it as well.

Most of the times things are normal, but when it happens the page takes 10-30 seconds to load. While it’s going on, it seems like any page I visit is slow (e.g., 2020.asia.wordcamp.org/wp-admin and also 2019.seattle.wordcamp.org/contact). Then it resolves itself after a minute or so.

I noticed it this morning around 7:40am Pacific.

Because all requests are affected, it doesn’t feel like a slow MYSQLMySQL MySQL is a relational database management system. A database is a structured collection of data where content, configuration and other options are stored. https://www.mysql.com/. query. I’m wondering if it’s a DDoSDistributed Denial of Service A type of online attack where a large number of infected computers are used to overwhelm a target computer, to the point where it no longer has the resources to perform its normal job. Read more. that was automatically mitigated?

Do we have any logs that would give clues? I don’t see anything in the SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channels. Or do you have any other ideas?