Does DO really do not have a internal storage that can be used across different nodes?

I am not sure if I understood the docs correctly, but before I move on with DOKS ->

This article states that the Block Storage aka Volumes can only be used on one node. If so, why is there no alternative mentioned in the doc entry.

I am not talking about DB (we would use Managed DB anyways), but sharing files across the web backends like a JWT or some data that needs to be shared in between pods and nodes.

Use AWS S3 then? Or create a NFW on a Droplet that is shared?

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Bobby Iliev
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October 14, 2022

Hi there,

What you could do is use the Spaces S3 storage instead:

This will allow you to store your files in central storage so that all of your nodes and pods could access that specific bucket.

Let me know if you have any questions.