Posted On: Nov 23, 2021

Amazon ElastiCache for Redis now supports Redis 6.2. ElastiCache for Redis 6.2 includes performance improvements for TLS-enabled clusters using x86 node types with 8 vCPUs or more or Graviton2 node types with 4 vCPUs or more. These enhancements are designed to improve throughput and reduce client connection establishment time by offloading encryption to other CPUs. With Amazon ElastiCache for Redis 6.2, you can also manage access to Pub/Sub channels with Access Control List (ACL) rules. For the full list of improvements in Amazon ElastiCache for Redis 6.2 (enhanced), refer to Supported ElastiCache for Redis versions.

You can upgrade the engine version of your cluster or replication group by modifying it and specifying 6.2 as the engine version. To learn more about upgrading engine versions, refer to Version Management.

Amazon ElastiCache for Redis 6.2 support is available in all AWS commercial regions and AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. To get started, log on to AWS Management Console.