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How to avoid losing database data on every deployment

I have been trying app platform for a week now, it’s great but the problem is for every deployment, the database rollback to its original state and so I loose the data and I have to make migrations every time. I was using sample Django app for testing and this issue happened so I thought maybe it’s because of this app. I deployed my own Django app and the issue happened again.


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Hi there,

In order to have persistent data, you would need to use a Managed Database or a Dev Database.

You can follow the steps on how to set all that up here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-deploy-django-to-app-platform

Hope that this helps. Regards, Bobby