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Getting more space on droplet

  • Posted March 16, 2014

Hi, I have 2 questions.

  1. Can I host videos from my droplet?
  2. How can I get more space for my droplet? I thought about Amazon S3 but the bandwidth could get expensive, it costs 0.68 dollars per gb from S3 and a further 0.02 dollars per extra gb from Digitalocean. I feel that $0.7 per gb will become very expensive so I was wondering if there is a cheaper alternative?

Thanks, Francis

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Hi Francis, <br> <br>This guide should help you mount amazon s3 on ubuntu http://www.maketecheasier.com/mount-amazon-s3-in-ubuntu/ it really just depends on your needs you can always mount another server etc as a remote drive if you want to. You would just have to configure it correctly.

HI, <br>Thanks for your reply! I know you can’t get more space on droplets but I heard that it’s possible to mount Amazon S3 as a filesystem to the droplet in order to store files on it. Are there any other services that your aware of that allow you to mount them as a filesystem to a droplet? <br> <br>Thanks, <br>Francis

Hi, <br> <br>You can host videos on your droplet provided that they comply with Digital Oceans tos however you cannot get larger droplets at this time.