atyagi/elasticache-laravel

Elasticache Drivers for Laravel Cache and Session

2.1.0 2015-06-28 20:14 UTC

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AWS Elasticache Session and Cache Drivers for Laravel (Memcached specifically)

Setup

This package requires the memcached extension for PHP. Please see this link for installation instructions.

With composer, simply add "atyagi/elasticache-laravel": "~2.1" to your composer.json. (or "atyagi/elasticache-laravel": "~1.1" for Laravel 4 installations)

Once composer update is ran, add

'Atyagi\Elasticache\ElasticacheServiceProvider',

to the providers array in app/config.php.

At this point, inside of app/session.php and app/cache.php, you can use elasticache as a valid driver.

Versions

  • 2.* represents all versions for Laravel 5
  • 1.* represents all versions for Laravel 4

Configuration

All configuration lives within app/session.php and app/cache.php. The key ones are below:

session.php

  • lifetime -- the session lifetime within the Memcached environment
  • cookie -- this is the prefix for the session ID to prevent clashing

cache.php

Note: for Laravel 5, make sure to add this info to the stores array as follows:

'stores' => [
  ...
  'memcached' => [
    'driver' => 'memcached',
    'servers' => [
      [
        'host' => '<YOUR HOST>',
        'port' => '<YOUR_PORT>',
        'weight' => '<YOUR_WEIGHT>'
        ]
      ]
    ]
    ...
  ]