DataWorks provides Memcache Writer for you to write data to Memcache data sources. You can use the codeless user interface (UI) or code editor to configure synchronization nodes for Memcache data sources.

Background information

Workspaces in standard mode support the data source isolation feature. You can add data sources for the development and production environments separately and isolate the data sources to protect your data security. For more information, see Isolate connections between the development and production environments.


  1. Go to the Data Source page.
    1. Log on to the DataWorks console.
    2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Workspaces.
    3. In the top navigation bar, select the region where your workspace resides. Find your workspace and click Data Integration in the Actions column.
    4. On the page that appears, click Connection in the left-side navigation pane. The Data Source page appears.
  2. On the Data Source page, click New data source in the upper-right corner.
  3. In the Add data source dialog box, click Memcache (OCS) in the NoSQL section.
  4. In the Add Memcache (OCS) data source dialog box, configure the parameters.
    Parameter Description
    Data Source Name The name of the data source. The name can contain letters, digits, and underscores (_) and must start with a letter.
    Data source description The description of the data source. The description can be a maximum of 80 characters in length.
    Environment The environment in which the data source is used. Valid values: Development and Production.
    Note This parameter is displayed only when the workspace is in standard mode.
    Proxy Host The IP address of the host or proxy host. You can view the IP address on the basic information page of the ApsaraDB for Memcache instance in the ApsaraDB for Memcache console.
    Port The port number that is used to connect to the ApsaraDB for Memcache instance. Default value: 11211.
    User name The username that you use to connect to the data source.
    Password The password that you use to connect to the data source.
  5. After the connection passes the connectivity test, click Complete.

What to do next

You have learned how to add a Memcache data source. You can proceed to the next tutorial. In the next tutorial, you will learn how to configure Memcache Writer. For more information, see Memcache Writer.