First, I was trying to deploy my app (docker container + mongodb) in DigitalOcean using spec file with service+database, but every deployment fails with the following error (app image is not even started to build):
Error: Database Not Found Component Issues db failed to build
And I’m even unable to see build error - I see the “Looks like something went wrong…” page.
Now, to have a shorter spec, I’m trying to deploy an app consisting only from the Mongodb instance, and the result is the same. My spec file:
name: db-debug region: fra databases: - engine: MONGODB name: db cluster_name: cluster num_nodes: 3 production: true
First I have struggled with doctl since DO is not accepting version for mongodb and allows only “prod” deployment type, now this issue. Am I doing something wrong?
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Indeed, you can add a dev database or an existing DigitalOcean database to your app at any time. Dev databases only support PostgreSQL at this time.
In case you want to see MongoDB supported as a dev database, the best thing to do to get your voice heard regarding this would be to head over to our Product Ideas board and post a new idea, including as much information as possible for what you’d like to see implemented.
What you could do is to first create a MongoDB database cluster, and then use the name of the cluster and specify it in your App YAML definition.
That way the app will use your existing MongoDB cluster.