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Is it possible to use a different web hosting server?
bennyrobert (47)

Hello, I am building a website which I expect, once it is launched, will eventually need more storage than Replit can provide for it. It is easier to make the website with Replit, because of collaboration tools, etc, but we might exceed the levels of storage Replit can provide and we would have to discontinue unless...

Is it possible, if I bought more storage elsewhere, could I still use Replit but have the storage go to another server?? Or could I negotiate a deal with Replit, if I reached that point, to allow me to exceed the limit in exchange for money?

Answered by xfinnbar (22) [earned 5 cycles]
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xfinnbar (22)

You host a database somewhere else if you need to store normal data types (strings, ints, ect.). If you need to store files then your best bet would probably be to edit in replit and copy it to somewhere else. GitHub integration may help with this.

bennyrobert (47)

So if I edited with Replit, but saved it to GitHub that wouldn't take up any of my Repls available storage? @xfinnbar

xfinnbar (22)

@bennyrobert No, I mean edit your code in replit and host it somewhere else.

ch1ck3n (1637)

you can get hacker plan for more storage

bennyrobert (47)

Yeah, I considered that, and I'll definately do it, but the website might go beyond even that amount of storage. We are going to have a lot of files! @ch1ck3n

ch1ck3n (1637)

@bennyrobert then use an external database for storage

ch1ck3n (1637)

@bennyrobert my main website is over 10gb and dreamhost hosts it

bennyrobert (47)

I know, that was what I was asking about. Is it possible to do this for a Repl? @ch1ck3n

ch1ck3n (1637)

@bennyrobert if you said "a lot of storage!" nopitty nopers

ch1ck3n (1637)

@ch1ck3n just use an external database

bennyrobert (47)

But I can still edit with Replit? @ch1ck3n

ch1ck3n (1637)

@bennyrobert for your web server code yes for the external files no