Maximum number of object storage buckets per cluster

Your description of the limitations of object storage notes that there is currently a limit of 1,000 buckets "per cluster".

Could you elaborate on what "per cluster" means here? Per location perhaps, or something else?

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I found the answer in the documentation:

A cluster is defined as all buckets hosted by a unique URL; for example:,, or

As of 11th April 2020, Object storage is available in two datacenters with the URLs below:


Therefore a Linode account can currently have a maximum of 2,000 buckets, spread across these two datacenters with no more 1,000 buckets in each.


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