Laravel provides a unified API for various caching systems. The cache configuration is located in the
.env file. In this file you may specify which cache driver you would like used by default throughout your application. Laravel supports popular caching backends like Memcached and Redis out of the box.
Differences From Laravel
The Lumen cache drivers utilize the exact same code as the full Laravel cache drivers. Beyond configuration, there are no differences between using the cache in Lumen and using the cache in Laravel; therefore, please consult the full Laravel documentation for usage examples.
Note: Before using the
Cachefacade, be sure you have uncommented the
$app->withFacades()method call in your
Before using a Redis cache with Lumen, you will need to install the
predis/predis (~1.0) and
illuminate/redis (5.2.*) packages via Composer. Then, you should register the
Illuminate\Redis\RedisServiceProvider in your
If you have not called
$app->withEloquent() in your
bootstrap/app.php file, then you should call
$app->configure('database'); in the
bootstrap/app.php file to ensure the Redis database configuration is properly loaded.