A data image (
data-image) is a fundamental component that contains the necessary information to Spawn a database. It is analogous to a Docker Image.
A data image definition is composed of at least of a name (
name), a source type (
sourceType), an engine (
engine), and an engine version (
version) as seen in the example below.
In this example, we have an application (
myApp) that uses a MySQL database to store customer data.
data image is defined in a single
The yaml file contains all the instructions necessary to create a data image.
You can't connect to a
data-image, it's a read-only representation of your database.
Spawn imposes a
500Gilimit on the size of data images.
Please use the following strings when choosing which engine to use in your data image definition:
Please visit our engine support page to view the current versions we support for each engine.
Please use the following strings when choosing which source type to use in your data image definition:
You can connect to a data container
data-container, created from the data image.