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 here 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.