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Create Server Docker Compose DB


It's recommended that you use the CreateServerDockerComposeDev event instead of CreateServerDockerComposeDB.

CreateServerDockerComposeDev works the same way and is the preferred event moving forward. We continue to support the CreateServerDockerComposeDB event, but it may be deprecated in the future.


Creates the docker-compose.db.yml file of the service

Event Name


Event Params

export interface CreateServerDockerComposeDBParams extends EventParams {
fileContent: string;
updateProperties: { [key: string]: any }[];
outputFileName: string;


The default content of the file as a string. If needed, the value can be parsed as an object using a YAML utility.

In most cases, there is no need to manipulate the property directly. Instead, use the updateProperties param.


An array that accepts any object that will be merged into the docker-compose file.

The object will be deeply merged into the previous state of the file.

multiple plugins can add objects into this array, and they will be merged by the order of execution of the plugins

Example Unlike the example of CreateServerDockerCompose, in this example, it makes more sense to replace the whole file. The reason for that is that in a docker-compose.db.yml file you usually take the DB image from Docker Hub and you want to replace the whole file's content.

The way to do it is by using the before lifecycle event and in the body of the function skip the default behavior: context.utils.skipDefaultBehavior = true.

context: DsgContext,
eventParams: CreateServerDockerComposeDBParams
) {
context.utils.skipDefaultBehavior = true;
return eventParams;

As a result theCreateServerDockerComposeDB is not running and you would have to provide your logic in the after lifecycle event. For that, you need to provide the path to your docker-compose.db.yml and set the path in which you want the docker-compose.db.yml will be generated.

  async afterCreateServerDockerComposeDB(
context: DsgContext,
eventParams: CreateServerDockerComposeDBParams,
modules: ModuleMap) {
const staticPath = resolve(__dirname, "../static");
const staticsFiles = await context.utils.importStaticModules(

return modules;


The file name of the docker-compose file, the default value is docker-compose.db.yml

It is recommended not to change the file name unless specifically required and the impact is understood.