CacheBox is an enterprise caching engine, aggregator and API for ColdFusion (CFML) applications.

   _____           _          ____            
  / ____|         | |        |  _ \           
 | |     __ _  ___| |__   ___| |_) | _____  __
 | |    / _` |/ __| '_ \ / _ \  _ < / _ \ \/ /
 | |___| (_| | (__| | | |  __/ |_) | (_) >  < 
  \_____\__,_|\___|_| |_|\___|____/ \___/_/\_\

CacheBox Manual - Version 7.x

CacheBox is a cache aggregator, in which you can aggregate different caching engines or types of the same engine into one single umbrella. It gives you built in logging (via LogBox), an event model, synchronization, shutdown/startup procedures, reporting, interaction consoles and best of all a cache agnostic API.

CacheBox is a standalone framework for ColdFusion (CFML) applications and it is also bundled with the ColdBox Platform.


CacheBox is maintained under the Semantic Versioning guidelines as much as possible. Releases will be numbered with the following format:


And constructed with the following guidelines:

  • Breaking backward compatibility bumps the major (and resets the minor and patch)

  • New additions without breaking backward compatibility bumps the minor (and resets the patch)

  • Bug fixes and misc changes bumps the patch


The ColdBox Platform, CacheBox is open source and licensed under the Apache 2 License.

  • Copyright by Ortus Solutions, Corp

  • ColdBox, CacheBox, Wirebox, LogBox are registered trademarks by Ortus Solutions, Corp

Discussion & Help

The Box products help and discussion groups can be found here:

Reporting a Bug

We all make mistakes from time to time :) So why not let us know about it and help us out. We also love pull requests, so please star us and fork us:

Jira Issue Tracking

Professional Open Source

ColdBox is a professional open source software backed by Ortus Solutions, Corp offering services like:

  • Custom Development

  • Professional Support & Mentoring

  • Training

  • Server Tuning

  • Security Hardening

  • Code Reviews



Because of His grace, this project exists. If you don't like this, then don't read it, its not for you.

"Therefore being justified by **faith**, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: By whom also we have access by **faith** into this **grace** wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God." Romans 5:5

Last updated