DigitalOcean Volumes

DigitalOcean Block storage volumes are network-based block devices that provide additional data storage for Droplets.

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  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up a Ceph Cluster within Kubernetes Using Rook

    Rook is a storage orchestration tool that provides a cloud-native, open source solution for a diverse set of storage providers. Ceph is a highly scalable distributed-storage solution offering object, block, and file s...
    By Gabriel Tanner Kubernetes Block Storage DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Is it safe to expand the size of a volume while it's in use?

    I have a production web server and all critical data for it is on a separate volume, which I am looking to expand soon. It's showing me that I have the option to expand it without any warnings, but I just want to make...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @lwschris If you need more storage space than your current volume provides, you can attach additional volumes to the same Droplet ( or expand the size o...
    1 By lwschris DigitalOcean Volumes CentOS Storage
  • Question

    How can I create good diagrams for my infrastructure architecture based on DigitalOcean products?

    I build interesting applications using best practices in infra architecture and would love to be able to write/blog about them. However, I lack the tools to be able to create good architecture diagrams for all the di...
    Accepted Answer: A great resource for creating architecture diagrams for infrastructure configurations based on DigitalOcean can be found here:
    1 By rsharma DigitalOcean Managed Kubernetes DigitalOcean Managed Load Balancers DigitalOcean Managed PostgreSQL Database DigitalOcean Managed MySQL Database DigitalOcean Spaces DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Does the x TB transfer assigned to a droplet reset each month after payment?

    I'm new here and these are some questions I have. Does the x TB transfer assigned to a droplet reset each month after payment? And also, when creating a droplet there is an option to add a block of storage. Is the tra...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @casadevlimited I will recommend you to check our official documentation for the billing of the DigitalOcean products. Your monthly transfer allowance depends on your monthly Droplet usage; for every hour a Dr...
    1 By casadevlimited DigitalOcean Accounts DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    How to update DNS record for domain and sub domains in HostGator from Digital Ocean as my domain is hosted in HostGator

    I purchased domain from Godaddy, hosting package for the domain from Hostgator. All subdomians are running on DO. Now I need to update my DNS record in Hostgator. I need to know the steps to be followed to update the ...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @swathiraomce You need to update the DNS records from where your active DNS zone. If you're using Hostgator's nameservers for your domain name, then you'll need to make the DNS change from their control panel....
    1 By swathiraomce DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Automount Volume created from a snapshot

    Using the API, I would like to attach a volume created from a snapshot and auto-mount it. My original solution was to modify the script and save it back to the snapshot. This worked well, until an upd...
    1 By nathandalleyhtc DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Can I have CDN for volumes?

    Just as Spaces, is it possible to have CDN support on files inside volumes?
    1 By frang CDN DigitalOcean Volumes DigitalOcean Spaces
  • Question

    Add load balancer created by helm chart to project

    Hi. I have a Terraform project that does the following: 1) creates a VPC 2) provisions a k8s cluster and adds it to the aforementioned VPC 3) creates a project 4) adds the k8s cluster to the project 5) applies a helm ...
    1 By servicesShrimp Kubernetes WordPress Load Balancing DigitalOcean Volumes Terraform
  • Question

    Will Storage Volume be formatted if we resize a Droplet?

    I have a Droplet with a Volume attached. I poweroff the Droplet and Resize (CPU and RAM only). Once the resize is completed, I power on the Droplet. I noticed the Volume is not attached, so I followed the Config ins...
    3 By sq DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Cannot attach volume to a new droplet using ansible

    I'm trying to create and attach volumes and attach them to new droplets using Ansible. ``` - name: what about the volumes? digitaloceanblockstorage: blocksize: 8 command: create regi...
    0 By nhyun Ansible DigitalOcean Volumes Ubuntu 18.04
  • Question

    Moving a Luks encrypted Volume to another Droplet

    I setup an encrypted volume on one of my droplets. When I deleted the droplet I kept the encrypted volume, expecting to use it later. I setup a new Droplet and attached the encrypted volume. When I try to open the vol...
    0 By acdo19 DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Error: No space left on device - Ubuntu

    Hi, My droplet didn't have no more space so I have decided to add a volume to it. Since the volume was added the website is down and I keep getting an error saying no space left on device. How to fix this error ?
    2 By aimericmoser DigitalOcean Volumes Ubuntu 16.04
  • Question

    Volume data not persisting with Terraform

    Hi, I'm trying to achieve a setup whereby i can tear down a droplet and reattach it to a volume whenever i need to update code etc. But after i re attach the volume to the droplet , all the data is gone. here is my co...
    1 By joegasewicz DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    What will happen with my app if i upgrade my vps to another plan?

    What will happen with my app if i upgrade my vps to another plan? it will continue without any problem ? For example, i have application now and i need to upgrade my vps to bigger then before, i did it fine, if i turn...
    1 By Abdulaziz592 DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Better Option for Angular / Node JS / PostgreSQL

    I created 2 option for hosting angular/nodejs/postgresql application. The app is a simple POS system that will probably be used by 2-3 persons. Here is the of the options I made. Check page 2 for the prod environment...
    0 By lueenavarro DigitalOcean Managed Kubernetes DigitalOcean Managed PostgreSQL Database DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Which DO product should we use for storing millions of image files?

    Hi there, Which solution is a better fit for an App that overtime will reach millions of image files? Already migrating to Spaces, but does Spaces support/handle 10's of millions of objects ? Maybe even distributed ac...
    1 By petsoukos DigitalOcean Spaces DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Why does my Volume show up only as 380MB?

    This questions comes up with users of Volumes every once in a while: Users will create a Volume and choose to auto format it and when ssh-ing into their droplet they'll see the volume as 380MB.
    1 By meskinazi DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Strange behaviour with volumes and snapshots

    Today I've been creating a few snapshots from existing volumes and then making new volumes from those snapshots. I also created some empty volumes. I'm observing some very inconsistent behavior. The following things h...
    0 By enikolov DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Droplet resize not working

    Currently, I am using General Purpose Dedicated CPU 16 vCPUs, 64 GB, 200 GB, 7 TB. However, I want to resize to General Purpose Dedicated CPU, 40 vCPUs, 160 GB, 200 GB, 9 TB The problem is that the resize is not work...
    1 By princechrisvic DigitalOcean Spaces DigitalOcean Volumes