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App Platform and SQLIte

I’m running into an issue trying to use SQLite as a cache for my Nextjs app. It’s needed because Nextjs builds each page in a worker, so data that needs to be shared is writing to a SQLite db in <root>/data/cache.sqlite3. This cache is recreated during the build step, so it’s ok for it to be ephemeral. This works great in development but I’m running into this error when trying to access it once deployed to App Platform:

frontend | 20:59:23 > Build error occurred
frontend | 20:59:23 [Error: SQLITE_IOERR: disk I/O error] {
frontend | 20:59:23   type: 'Error',
frontend | 20:59:23   errno: 10,
frontend | 20:59:23   code: 'SQLITE_IOERR'
frontend | 20:59:23 }

Is there a preferred directory for temp files on App Platform? What could be going on here?


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So this turned out to be an issue with too many writes occurring at once. I fixed this by adding some backoff + retry logic around those writes, which resolved the issue.