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    • Tutorial

      How To Move an Apache Web Root to a New Location on Ubuntu 20.04

      In this guide, we’ll show you how to move an Apache document root to a new location which allows you to independently scale storage for different sites.
      18 days agoBy Melissa Anderson, Kathleen Juell, Kong YangApacheStorageUbuntuUbuntu 20.04
    • Question

      node.js with one or more long running processes that need to write to file system

      I need to have one or more long running processes that capture a streamers chat data and store it to a local file (ie each chat message will be a single line written to streamer-name.txt). Every 12 hours, I will grab ...
      1 answer19 days agoBy TinyCeruleanCrabNode.jsStorage
    • Question

      when will Digital Ocean start supporting ram disks?

      Ram disks are significantly faster than SSD, why don’t you offer them yet? They are volatile so they do not survive reboot, but they are the fastest technology out there. I saw a company that makes one. 100x Faster th...
      2 answers21 days agoBy dtiberio5Storage
    • Tutorial

      How To Install and Configure Nextcloud on Ubuntu 22.04

      Nextcloud, a fork of ownCloud, is a file sharing server that permits you to store your personal content, like documents and pictures, in a centralized location, much like Dropbox. In this tutorial, we will install and...
      22 days agoBy Alex GarnettApplicationsStorageUbuntuUbuntu 22.04
    • Tech Talk

      Live Coding a Chat App With Appwrite and ReactJS

      Rapidly spin up a persistent message storage backend using Appwrite’s open-source backend-as-a-service and deploy it on DigitalOcean without installing Docker on your local machine. Enable multiple users to sign up, l...
      1 month agoBy itarin, Chris SevDigitalOcean 1-Click Apps MarketplaceStorageApplicationsTech Talks
    • Tutorial

      How To Move a MySQL Data Directory to a New Location on Ubuntu 20.04

      Whether you’re adding more space for data or evaluating ways to optimize database performance, this tutorial will guide you through relocating MySQL’s data directory.
      2 months agoBy Melissa Anderson, Jeanelle HorcasitasBlock StorageMySQLStorageUbuntuUbuntu 20.04
    • Question

      Is Digital Ocean going to support an Australian Datacentre ?

      I have noticed DO still doesn’t have support for an Australian Datacentre and unfortunately this is starting to become a major problem for our customers. Are there any plans in the short term future about supporting a...
      2 answers3 months agoBy hawlifaDatabasesDigitalOcean DropletsStorage
    • Question

      Dynamically generated PDF files do not open on my deployed digital ocean application.

      Hi, I was able to successfully launch my MVP application to digital ocean by creating a droplet and cloning my github repository. However, a core feature of my application is generating a dynamic contract which then o...
      1 answer3 months agoBy enriquebarcoDeploymentDigitalOcean DropletsJavaScriptReactStorageUbuntu
    • Question

      Public Inbound vs. Private Inbound vs. Public Outbound vs. Private Outbound

      Hello. As I’m learning about my graphs on DO and looking at my bandwidth speed, I see: Public and Private Outbound Public and Private Inbound I know the fundamentals of Outbound traffic are - data leaving DO’s network...
      No answers yet4 months agoBy SamSinghNetworkingStorage
    • Tutorial

      How To Install and Configure Nextcloud on Ubuntu 20.04

      Nextcloud, a fork of ownCloud, is a file sharing server that permits you to store your personal content, like documents and pictures, in a centralized location, much like Dropbox. In this tutorial, we will install and...
      4 months agoBy Brian BoucheronUbuntuUbuntu 20.04ApplicationsStorage
    • Question

      Setting a Storage Limit for Individual DigitalOcean Spaces (S3)

      I plan on having multiple Django (Wagtail) apps on my DigitalOcean stack each handling hundreds of large images (media files in general). Normally, I use the default Django media storage settings which stores all of i...
      1 answer4 months agoBy sidharths16DigitalOcean SpacesDjangoCDNStorage
    • Question

      How To Install and Configure Nextcloud on Ubuntu 20.04

      You showed how easy it is to set up Lets encrypt with nextcloud. Can you show us the commandline needed to simply renew the certificat ?Lets encrypt need to renew every 90 days. Thanks in advance !
      1 answer5 months agoBy jeremyhcampbellUbuntuStorageUbuntu 20.04
    • Question

      Self hosted video conference recording system

      Hi people, I want to know if you know of any alternative to be able to use a DigitalOcean server to record the meetings that are made in Jitsi Meet. Jitsi itself says that with Jibri; but it asks for a lot of resource...
      1 answer5 months agoBy arturorejonDigitalOcean DropletsStorage
    • Question

      after update keeps using default datadir

      since upgrading from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 mysql keeps using its default datadir any idea’s what needs changing now ?
      2 answers5 months agoBy MasterCATZUbuntuMySQLUbuntu 16.04Block StorageStorage
    • Question

      Looking for Spaces in datacenter in India.

      When is Digital Ocean likely to provide Spaces with a data center within India?
      1 answer5 months agoBy Vineet PrasaniStorage
    • Tutorial

      How To Move an Nginx Web Root to a New Location on Ubuntu 20.04

      On Ubuntu, by default, the Nginx web server stores its documents in /var/www/html, which is typically located on the root filesystem with the rest of the operating system. Sometimes, though, it’s helpful to move the d...
      6 months agoBy Melissa Anderson, Alex GarnettBlock StorageNginxStorageUbuntuUbuntu 20.04
    • Question

      Is the storage that comes with a Droplet persistent?

      Kinda new so I don’t know the exact terminology here, but on GCP the term “persistent” is used to describe storage that remains untouched even after the VM is turned off/rebooted, whereas “local” is used to describe s...
      Accepted Answer: Hi there, The storage with the DigitalOcean Droplets is persistent. If you reboot your server you will not lose any of the files stored on the Droplet. Hope that this helps.Best,Bobby
      1 answer6 months agoBy rd08doBlock StorageStorageDigitalOcean Droplets
    • Question

      How to fix the Images (thumbnail) url not found in video on search engine ?

      this is the problem in where people upload videos. but that videos thumbnail are missing in search engine. what to do with this problem i am very confuse and my ranking down google don’t give ranking until ...
      1 answer6 months agoBy khyberafghankhanStorage
    • Question

      How to deploy webpack-ed static content while container image is build, e. g. after npm build was run

      Hello!I am new to DigitalOcean, and yet I was able to finally got working my experimental app just in few hours (mostly due to unexpected limitation of dev databases to only Postgres while I was planning to use MongoD...
      No answers yet6 months agoBy koteisaevBlock StorageStorageObject Storage
    • Question

      Set up NextCloud on Droplet with a webserver already running

      I’d like to install NextCloud on my Droplet using this guide: . But I already have an Nginx webserver installed t...
      1 answer7 months agoBy johnnyvenomUbuntuStorageUbuntu 20.04