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

    Can I move a volume snapshot to another region?

    Can I add a volume snapshot to another region or transfer it to another region? I know I can do it with droplet snapshots, but what about volume snapshots? And if it's not possible, can you add this feature?
    Accepted Answer: Hey @urirodberg, I just tested this and it does not seem to be possible as of the time being. A workaround that I would use in this case is to use a command like rsync for example, to transfer all of my files from an ...
    1 By urirodberg DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Deploying wordpress with a seperate volume for the Mediafolder

    Hi everyone, I am planning a project to go online in a few weeks/months. What the setup is going to look like: -Droplet with openlitespeed WordPress (25GB for installation folders) -Managed Mysql database -Managed Red...
    Accepted Answer: Hi there @Dylan192345, Indeed this sounds like a solid setup. To check if the folder is mounted correctly, you can use the df command: df -h This will show you your available disks and the mount path. To check if fo...
    1 By Dylan192345 WordPress DigitalOcean Volumes Deployment
  • 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

    Can I use volumes block storage on my droplet to serve large videos on my website

    I have a website whose main purpose is static content, but part of it is LARGE video files, can I mount a volume and somehow host the videos from that volume?
    4 By leandroprada DigitalOcean Volumes Block Storage Nginx
  • Question

    Error when try to upload new project on Tomcat manager

    I have set up a Droplet[OS: linux, Ubuntu] & configured Tomcat manager on it. Now when i try to upload new war file for a new project, i get this error : ** Deploy Upload Failed, Exception: org.apache.tomcat.util.htt...
    1 By mmakahleh Java DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    Failed to create new system journal: No space left on device

    I cannot login to my droplet because I get the message: login: [37401823.055226] systemd-journal[27657] Failed to create new system journal: No space left on device login: [37438226.727688] systemd-journal[27657] Fail...
    1 By whitten DigitalOcean Volumes Container High Availability Docker Miscellaneous System Tools Storage
  • Question

    How to encrypt volume in Kubernetes Persistent volume

    Hi, I am reaching out to find a guide on how to setup encrypted storage in digital ocean managed Kubernetes cluster? My understanding is that when a storage is provisioned it is not encrypted at rest and if someone to...
    1 By raymak DigitalOcean Managed Kubernetes Kubernetes Block Storage DigitalOcean Volumes
  • Question

    How to set volume name on Helm install in Kubernetes DO-block storage

    Hello, I am using Helm to manage installing new services in Kubernetes. I am using DO-block storage, and when I install a new site I automatically create a RWO volume to my pod to attach to. I cannot however for the...
    1 By jehansstorvik Kubernetes Docker 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

    How do I add a new volume/disk to my droplet for WHM/cPanel to use as /home2/ & how can I downgrade/downsize

    Hi, Mount a volume for /home2/ in WHM/cPanel I created a volume ( and it provides me some details like you can see below: ``` Create a mount point for your volume: $ mkdir -p /mn...
    0 By ryanClam DigitalOcean Volumes CentOS Networking
  • Question

    Low number of inodes

    I selected a 100gb volume to be added to one of my droplets. One of the things I need to do with this volume is to write millions of files to it. I selected DO to format and mount the volume for me, but I quickly saw ...
    0 By SimplicityGuy DigitalOcean Volumes
  • 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 ...
    2 By servicesShrimp Kubernetes WordPress Load Balancing DigitalOcean Volumes Terraform
  • 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

    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

    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