# general


07/15/2021, 4:34 PM
Hi all, I have a question about managing stack states. Yesterday I prematurely killed pulumi up and it resulted in the state of the stack being lost. I am using blob storage to hold state. When I typed pulumi preview, no stack was found. Is there documentation on how to restore from cloud storage? Also, is it better to check in state into the project code in git (vs using s3 or blob storage)? What is best practice for production use of pulumi? I am new to Pulumi so any advice or direction is appreciated. Thanks!