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Setup Datasources

A datasource is a logical construct which intends to act as a storage location. By default when a user creates an organization, a default storage with the type of Pixelbin Storage is created pertaining to that organization.

This Pixelbin Storage is the default image upload location.

In addition, users if required, instead of directly uploading images and then applying transformations, can store the original images in external storage and point our service to it. After which whenever the user wants to apply transformations of some sort, our service will fetch the image from that external storage and transform it.

Using a datasource will give you absolute control over the storage of your images. Currently, you can supply them through a AWS S3 bucket, an Azure blob storage container, a Dropbox storage, a Firebase storage, through an FTP server, using a Google cloud storage bucket, a Google drive folder or through a URL endpoint. More storages are being planned.