Create a Cache Service

You can create a cache service from the Cache Services page.

  1. Open the Cache Services page.
  2. Click Create Service.
  3. On the Service page of the Create Service wizard, complete the fields described in this table:
    Element Description

    Service Name

    Enter the cache service name.

    The service name must start with a letter and must contain letters and numbers only. Spaces and other special characters are not allowed.

    Service Description

    (Optional) Enter a text description of the cache service.

    Metering Frequency

    Hourly is the only metering frequency currently supported.

    Deployment Type

    Select the deployment type:

    • Basic — Only one container is created for the cache service.

    • Recommended — Three or more containers are created for the cache service.

    Cache Capacity [GB]

    Enter the amount of data capacity to be allocated for the cache service.

    Total Memory Allocated [GB]

    Displays the total memory allocated for the cache service. This is greater than the cache capacity because the cache service holds multiple copies of the data.

  4. Click Next.
  5. Review the information on the Confirm page of the Create Service wizard.
  6. Click Create to create the cache service.
    Click Cancel to cancel or Previous to go back to the Service page.