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Is it possible to use Spaces without S3?

I’m new to Digital Ocean and I’m looking to use Spaces to store images for my app. I’m not using AWS, so I want to know if it’s possible to use Digital Ocean Spaces without using AWS S3? If so, how do I upload/fetch from my Spaces?


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Hello @developersray

As mentioned by Bobby you can use s3cmd, CyberDuck and other tools with your Space product.

I also want to leave this mini-tutorial on s3cmd here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-to-manage-digitalocean-spaces-using-s3cmd

Regards

Hi there,

Yes, you can use Spaces without having an AWS account, it is a totally separate product.

Spaces is an S3-compatible object storage so you can use any tool that you would use with AWS S3. For example here is a document that shows you how to use s3cmd:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/spaces/reference/s3cmd/

Depending on your needs you could use Cyberduck or an S3 SDK as described here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/spaces/reference/s3-sdk-examples/

Hope that this helps!

Let me know if you have any questions.

Best,

Bobby