Memcached

Resource Creation

You can create Memcached instances using the convox resources create command:

$ convox resources create memcached
Creating memcached-5864 (memcached)... CREATING

This will provision Memcached on Amazon ElastiCache. Creation can take a few minutes. To check the status use convox resources info <resource-name>.

Additional Options

See convox resources options memcached for a list of available options.

Resource Information

To see relevant info about the Memcached instance, use the convox resources info command:

$ convox resources info memcached-5864
Name    memcached-5864
Status  running
URL     memcached://:password@dev-ca-m3z4ik3n7bej.77prpt.cfg.use1.cache.amazonaws.com:11211

Resource Linking

You can add this URL as an environment variable to any application with convox env set:

$ convox env set MEMCACHED_URL='memcached://:password@dev-ca-m3z4ik3n7bej.77prpt.cfg.use1.cache.amazonaws.com:11211' --app example-app

Resource Update

You can change options with convox resources update:

$ convox resources update memcached-5864 InstanceType=cache.t2.small
Updating memcached-5864... UPDATING

Resource Deletion

To delete the resource, use the convox resources delete command:

$ convox resources delete memcached-5864
Deleting memcached-5864... DELETING

Deleting the resource will take several minutes.

This action will cause an unrecoverable loss of data.