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I want to deploy a docker app with a database in the container on Apps Platform, is it possible ?

Hello, I have a node application along with a postgres database in a docker container, and i want to deploy it. The application is well built when i deploy it on the Apps Platform, but my database is not. Is there a way to deploy the database along with the application ?


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Hello,

In theory, it should be doable, however, keep in mind that the storage on the App platform is ephemeral. This means that every time you deploy a new change or restart your component, all data will be lost.

This is why it is not recommended to deploy your database App platform that way and it is better to use an external database as described here:

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

Hope that this helps.

Best,

Bobby