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How can I use SQLite3 with a PAAS service?

I’m trying to figure out how to use it without it getting wiped every time!


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Hi there,

The DigitalOcean App Platform has ephemeral storage, meaning that after every deployment the data stored on the local storage will be wiped out.

You should use an external database like a managed Postgres Cluster for example to persist your data correctly after restarts.

You can take a look at the documentation here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/app-platform/how-to/manage-databases/

Best,

Bobby