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Chris Roth

03/26/2020, 8:25 PM
hey! i notice that in the tutorial for materialization, files are just saved to the current working directory which is
/opt/dagster/app
if you also follow the docker tutorial. i also noticed that in an older version of one of the tutorials if i'm not mistaken, the example was to create an
/opt/dagster/data
directory. what is the best practice for storing data / intermediate files on the filesystem? assuming s3 or something like that is the best practice, but if i have to use a local dir
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alex

03/26/2020, 8:36 PM
https://docs.dagster.io/latest/deploying/instance/ shows where we put things on the local system like intermediates if you are doing materializations its up to you where to write it since that is not dagster-managed
does that make sense?
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Chris Roth

03/26/2020, 8:39 PM
i think so yeah. will review this. thanks!