UPDATE 05/28/14 05:30am: This morning the same problematic webserver again suffered poor performance for about 30 minutes. We're looking into options for replacing the physical server to address this.
UPDATE 05/21/14 06:08am: Server is back to normal but the operations team is looking into why this happened again.
UPDATE 05/21/14 05:40am: More problems on the same server, apparently same cause; the operations guys are checking.
This morning one of the frontline webservers suffered very poor performance for about 30 minutes between 6:15am and 6:45am CST, The IndieMade operations team got the server running quickly again and are continuing to monitor it.