doctl databases pool

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doctl databases pool [flags]




The subcommands under doctl databases pool are for managing connection pools for your database cluster.

A connection pool may be useful if your database:

  • Typically handles a large number of idle connections,
  • Has wide variability in the possible number of connections at any given time,
  • Drops connections due to max connection limits, or
  • Experiences performance issues due to high CPU usage.

Connection pools can be created and deleted with these commands, or you can simply retrieve information about them.


--help, -hHelp for this command
doctl databasesDisplay commands that manage databases
doctl databases pool createCreate a connection pool for a database
doctl databases pool deleteDelete a connection pool for a database
doctl databases pool getRetrieve information about a database connection pool
doctl databases pool listList connection pools for a database cluster

Global Flags

--access-token, -tAPI V2 access token
--api-url, -uOverride default API endpoint
--config, -cSpecify a custom config file
  • macOS: ${HOME}/Library/Application Support/doctl/config.yaml
  • Linux: ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/doctl/config.yaml
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\doctl\config.yaml
--contextSpecify a custom authentication context name
--output, -oDesired output format [text|json]
Default: text
--traceShow a log of network activity while performing a command
Default: false
--verbose, -vEnable verbose output
Default: false