Our website contains > 500k small (< 1mb) images and we want to achieve the best possible performance when serving them. Many of them are thumbnail pictures for search results similar to the images that appear when you search on imdb.com. We are currently using Spaces and its CDN for these images, but we read that Spaces is designed for storing and serving moderate to large files. Would we be better off just using our droplet’s SSD for the images? We are also using Cloudflare for caching.
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