A Data Image (
data-image) is a fundamental component that contains the necessary information to Spawn a database. It is analogus to a Docker Image.
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.
name: dev sourceType: backup engine: mysql backupFolder: ./data backupFile: backup.sql
You can't connect to a
data-image, it's a read-only representation of your database.
You can connect to a Data Container (
data-container), created from the Data Image.