The source code and default configuration of the Building Block is available in our Infos on release notes and new features please follow Release notes memcache


Memcached is a popular cache server which can boost the performance of dynamic websites.

Prerequisites on memcached

You need to provide a storage provider for this Building Block. Proceed with the following prerequisite description to use the Velero Building Block out of the box.

A recommended resource overview is listed in the table below.

CPU / vCPU Memory
0.6 2304

No further activities need to be carried out in advance.

Adding the Building Block

Add the directory syseleven-memcached to your control repository. Add a .gitlab-ci.yml to the directory with the following content:

  - project: syseleven/building-blocks/helmfiles/memcached
    file: JobDevelopment.yaml
    ref: 2.19.0
  - project: syseleven/building-blocks/helmfiles/memcached
    file: JobStaging.yaml
    ref: 2.19.0
  - project: syseleven/building-blocks/helmfiles/memcached
    file: JobProduction.yaml
    ref: 2.19.0

Remove environments you are not using by removing their include.

Required configuration

No configuration is required.


Additional alertrules

  • None

Additional Grafana dashboards

  • Memcached monitoring
  • An overview of performance metrics of memcached (e.g. bytes read/written, items, commands, ...)

Scaling Setup

The default scenario is to run memcached as standalone architecture. High Availability is not supported.

HA Memcached Issue

  • MaxMemory and MaxItemSize can be adjusted
  • Requests/limits for CPU/memory can be adjusted


Please find more infos on release notes and new features Release notes Memcached