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Can we attach a block storage to a managed database?

Posted March 2, 2019 1k views
Block StorageDatabases

The title is self explanatory. :)

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Hey friend,

Interesting question! Thank you for asking it. I could see the appeal to this. Right now this is not an option. I’m not sure how reasonable it would be to make it an option, but that is worth the thought experiment.

Jarland

We currently run our database on a droplet with 8GB RAM / 50GB disk + 400GB volume attached to it.

The only thing stopping us from moving to managed db is the lack of volumes on managed db. Our db simply would not fit on managed db droplets or if it we could find such a droplet it would end up being x5 to x10 times more expensive.

PLEASE ADD VOLUMES TO MANAGED DATABASES.

Disappointed to find this answer to my question…

PLEASE ADD VOLUMES TO MANAGED DATABASES.

Hi, Any Update on this ? can we increase the disk space size for managed databases other than resizing them ? thanks

I could use the same. I moved from AWS to DO, to save money.

I have a DB Storage requirement of 300GB, had to move to the $480 droplet not worth the cost in my opinion.

Will be setting up a custom droplet next weekend to save money.

The other trouble I had moving from AWS was ElasticSearch service, I upgraded on Kubernetes and set up my own cluster.

Block storage would on Managed DB will help.

When can we expect this change for adding more storage on existing DB cluster

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