Creates a Memcached instance based on the specified tier and memory size.

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Last Updated: Feb. 25, 2023

Access Instructions

Install the Google provider package into your Airflow environment.

Import the module into your DAG file and instantiate it with your desired params.


locationThe location of the Cloud Memorystore instance (for example europe-west1)
instance_idRequired. The logical name of the Memcached instance in the customer project with the following restrictions: Must contain only lowercase letters, numbers, and hyphens. Must start with a letter. Must be between 1-40 characters. Must end with a number or a letter. Must be unique within the customer project / location
instanceRequired. A Memcached [Instance] resource If a dict is provided, it must be of the same form as the protobuf message Instance
project_idProject ID of the project that contains the instance. If set to None or missing, the default project_id from the GCP connection is used.
retryA retry object used to retry requests. If None is specified, requests will not be retried.
timeoutThe amount of time, in seconds, to wait for the request to complete. Note that if retry is specified, the timeout applies to each individual attempt.
metadataAdditional metadata that is provided to the method.
gcp_conn_idThe connection ID to use connecting to Google Cloud Platform.


Creates a Memcached instance based on the specified tier and memory size.

By default, the instance is accessible from the project’s default network.

See also

For more information on how to use this operator, take a look at the guide: Create instance

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