Shopware 6 stores and processes a wide variety of files. This goes from product images or videos to generated documents such as invoices or delivery notes. This data should be stored securely and backups should be generated regularly. Therefore, it is advisable to set up an external storage, which scales with the size of the data, is redundant and performs backups. In addition, for cluster setups with multiple setups, it is necessary to share the files via external storage so that each app server can access the corresponding data.