Q: Date/Time this occurred (Provide your time zone also)
Q: DevKinsta Version
A: ultimate release
Q: OS Version
A: windows 10 pro
Q: Docker Desktop Version
Q: Were any error codes or messages observed? If so, what were they?
Q: Detailed Description of the Problem
Hi, I’m starting to use devKinsta as we are kinsta customers for developing custom plugins. However despite the successful installation we find the slow environment sometimes even 60 seconds to load a page or other. We use wsl 2 with linux distribution for windows, hyper v active and everything up to date. Win 10 pro operating system.
How can we speed things up?
Hi @Aliens, welcome to DevKinsta.
We have a main thread for performance issues here: Website Interactivity is Slow - #65 by Kevin
Are you running Docker with WSL2? It is much faster with Hyper-V on Windows 10/11 Pro
yes iìm use docker to wsl 2.
So I disable by unchecking wsl2 and only use hyper-v? like in the screenshot?
Yes, Usually all you need to do is uncheck then restart Docker and it should switch to Hyper-V. Note that the WSL2 databases will not be available while you are using Hyper-V so they have to be recreated.
It’s easiest to Delete your WSL2 Site (or Push it to Kinsta) then switch to Hyper-V. You can then Create your sites under Hyper-V (or pull from Kinsta).
Ok I’m trying with hyper V instead of wsl2. I’ll update you shortly
Let’s say it’s slightly better but it’s still slow.
Currently on kyper-V I set 4 cores, 8 gb ram, 8 gb swap.
Ok as you work on it it speeds up, perhaps by slightly increasing the resources it is faster.
Thanks for the updates @Aliens, so is it more usable with Hyper-V/tweaked settings?
WSL2 allows you to tweak the resources with a
.wslconfig file, but is usually still slower than Hyper-V.
Yes now it is much faster let’s say acceptable, Tomorrow I will try to set 6 cores and 12 gb of ram, just for an extra boost.