Quotas and limits

This document contains the resource capacity limits and per-second API request quotas for Memorystore for Memcached.

Regional limits

Limit Value
Nodes per region 100
vCPUs available per region 2000
Total memory available per region 10 TiB

To request a higher quota for a region, see Regional capacity quota increases.

Node limits

Limit Value
Connected clients per node. 65,000

Management operations quota

The per-second quota for management operations (instance create, delete, update etc.) for Memorystore for Memcached is as follows, and is subject to change:

Management API Requests Quota Value
API read requests per 100s 500 (5 QPS)
API write requests per 100s 500 (5 QPS)

This quota is for memcache.googleapis.com requests/operations, not OSS Memcached protocol/commands. These limits apply to each Google Cloud Console project and are shared across all applications and IP addresses using that project.

Regional quota increases

To request a higher regional capacity for your project, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Quotas page in the Cloud Console.
  2. From the Services drop down, select Memorystore for Memcached API.
  3. From the list of quotas, click the checkbox next to your desired quota for your desired region.
  4. Click the Edit Quotas button.
  5. In the edit pane, enter your contact information, then click Next.
  6. Enter your desired quota, then click Done.
  7. Click Submit request.