Spawn makes it easier to include the database as an automated component in your DevOps pipeline.
The Spawn service does this by creating ("Spawning") databases that more accurately represent what's in production, and in a way that reduces the burden of infrastructure and data management.
This guide explains how Spawn works, and how to control it via the command-line.
If you're new to Spawn, we'd recommend following the steps below.
Download and install Spawn
Spawn is currently accepting applications for the private beta programme.
Apply for the beta programme. If you're accepted onto the programme you'll be able to download Spawn and follow the instruction below in order to install it.
- Download spawnctl
- rename the file to
- Add spawnctl to the path
Mac and Linux
- Run this
curl -sL https://run.spawn.cc/install | sh
- Add spawnctl to your path
- Verify the CLI is installed by running