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Category: Amazon ElastiCache

Best practices: Redis clients and Amazon ElastiCache for Redis

In this post, we cover best practices for interacting with Amazon ElastiCache for Redis resources with commonly used open-source Redis client libraries. ElastiCache is compatible with open-source Redis. However, you may still have questions about how to optimize your applications and associated Redis client library configurations to interact with ElastiCache. These issues typically arise when […]

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Get started with Amazon ElastiCache for Redis and Memcached: Introducing the ElastiCache learning path

Ready to get started with Amazon ElastiCache? Introducing the new learning path Amazon ElastiCache: In-memory data store fundamentals, use cases, and examples. ElastiCache is a managed in-memory caching service compatible with Redis and Memcached, enabling you to seamlessly set up, run, and scale in-memory data stores in the cloud. In this new learning path, follow […]

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Migrate Amazon ElastiCache to Graviton2 processors

In late 2020, we announced the availability of Amazon ElastiCache for Redis and Memcached on Graviton2 M6g and R6g instance families. These instances offer up to 57% better price/performance improvement over previous generation instances. They’re based on AWS-designed AWS Graviton2 processors using 64-bit Arm Neoverse N1 cores. ElastiCache for Redis enhanced I/O handling, Global Datastore, […]

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Reduce cost and boost throughput with Global Datastore for Amazon ElastiCache for Redis

Amazon ElastiCache for Redis is a Redis-compatible, fully managed caching service. ElastiCache for Redis helps you achieve extreme performance with microsecond latency at cloud scale with minimal management costs. Global Datastore is a feature of ElastiCache for Redis that provides fully managed, fast, reliable, and secure Cross-Region Replication. With Global Datastore, you can write to […]

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MYCOM OSI Service Impact Engine migration to Amazon ElastiCache for Redis

This is a guest post by Dirk Michel, SVP, SaaS Technology & Solutions Architecture at MYCOM OSI, in partnership with AWS Solutions Architect Specialist, Zach Gardner. MYCOM OSI offers assurance, automation, and analytics software as a service (Saas) applications for the digital era. The Assurance Cloud Service™ provides critical end-to-end performance, fault and service quality […]

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Learn how Dream11, the World’s largest fantasy sports platform, scale their social network with Amazon Neptune and Amazon ElastiCache

This is a guest post co-written by Bharat Kumar, Graph Databases Lead at Dream11. Dream11, the flagship brand of Dream Sports, is the world’s largest fantasy sports platform, with more than 100 million users. We have infused the latest technologies of analytics, machine learning, social networks, and media technologies to enhance user experience. Dream11 is […]

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RedisConf Wrap Up

We had a great time at RedisConf 2021. AWS was proud to participate as a platinum sponsor this year. Thanks to those of you who joined us at the conference—we enjoyed seeing you there virtually! This year, our Amazon ElastiCache experts led five sessions focused on technical deep dives on Redis, best practices for ElastiCache, […]

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How Zulily drives discovery shopping using Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics and Amazon DocumentDB

This is a guest post by Sergey Podlazov – Director of Engineering (Shopping Experience) at Zulily, Senthil Kumar, Sr. Solutions Architect, AWS, and Praveen Chamarthi, Sr. Technical Account Manager, AWS Zulily offers a unique ecommerce experience to shoppers by offering amazing deals on products for moms, kids, and babies. We have scaled this model to […]

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Manage AWS ElastiCache for Redis access with Role-Based Access Control, AWS Secrets Manager, and IAM

Amazon ElastiCache for Redis is an AWS managed, Redis-compliant service that provides a high-performance, scalable, and distributed key-value data store that you can use as a database, cache, message broker, or queue. Redis is a popular choice for caching, session management, gaming, leaderboards, real-time analytics, geospatial, ride-hailing, chat and messaging, media streaming, and pub/sub apps. […]

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Use Amazon ElastiCache for Redis as a near-real-time feature store

Customers often use Amazon ElastiCache for real-time transactional and analytical use cases. It provides high throughout and low latencies, while meeting a variety of business needs. Because it uses in-memory data structures, typical use cases include database and session caching, as well as leaderboards, gaming and financial trading platforms, social media, and sharing economy apps. […]

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