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Category: Amazon ElastiCache

How Wiz used Amazon ElastiCache to improve performance and reduce costs

This is a guest post by Sagi Tsofan, Senior Software Engineer at Wiz in partnership with AWS. At Wiz, it’s all about scale. Our platform ingests metadata and telemetry for tens of billions of cloud resources every day. Our agentless scanner collects massive amounts of data that needs to be processed very efficiently. As our […]

Introducing 99.99% Availability with Amazon ElastiCache for Redis and Amazon MemoryDB for Redis

A managed cloud service eliminates the tedious task of managing infrastructure and offers several key benefits, including scalability, cost savings, and security. These benefits make it compelling for mission-critical applications to move to the cloud. High availability is especially important for these applications because any downtime can cause loss of revenue, impact team productivity, and […]

New for Amazon ElastiCache for Redis 7: Get up to 72% better throughput with enhanced I/O multiplexing

Amazon ElastiCache for Redis is an in-memory data store, delivering real-time, cost-optimized performance for modern applications. It is a fully managed service that scales to millions of operations per second with microsecond response time. Open-source Redis (“Redis OSS”) is one of the most loved NoSQL key-value stores, and is known for its great performance. Our […]

Simplify managing access to Amazon ElastiCache for Redis clusters with IAM

Amazon ElastiCache for Redis is a fully managed, Redis-compatible, in-memory caching service that provides microsecond speed to support real-time applications. ElastiCache for Redis combines the speed, simplicity, and versatility of open-source Redis with the reliability, scalability, manageability, and security from AWS to power the most demanding real-time applications in media and entertainment, financial services, ecommerce, AdTech, […]

Deploy Amazon ElastiCache for Redis using AWS CDK

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Optimize application memory usage on Amazon ElastiCache for Redis and Amazon MemoryDB for Redis

Amazon MemoryDB for Redis and Amazon ElastiCache for Redis are in-memory data stores. While ElastiCache is commonly used as a cache, MemoryDB is a durable database designed for applications with high performance requirements. Customers love Redis as an in-memory data engine. As data used and accessed grows exponentially, making the most of the memory available […]

Unlocking JSON workloads with ElastiCache and MemoryDB

Application developers love Redis because it has a large and vibrant open source community, provides blazing-fast in-memory performance, and has a developer-friendly yet powerful API that provides native support for multiple data structures. These traits make Redis a great fit for building and running high-performance, scalable web applications. At AWS, we offer two fully-managed, Redis-based […]

Optimize Redis Client Performance for Amazon ElastiCache and MemoryDB

Redis users typically access a Redis service, such as Amazon ElastiCache or Amazon MemoryDB for Redis, using their choice of language-specific open source client libraries. These libraries are built and maintained by independent teams, with contributions from others including AWS. In this post, we share best practices for optimizing Redis client performance for popular Redis […]

Scale your Amazon ElastiCache for Redis clusters with Auto Scaling

Caching is an integral part of today’s modern architecture. A cache is designed to store your most frequently used data to improve your application’s performance, and reduce burden on your primary data store. You can use a cache layer in a multitude of use cases, including web caching, session management, database caching, and more. As […]

How Near reduced latency by four times and achieved 99.9% uptime by migrating to Amazon ElastiCache

This is a guest post by Ashwin Nair, Director, Product Engineering at Near, in partnership with AWS Senior Solutions Architect, Kayalvizhi Kandasamy. For several years, Near operated multiple Kyoto Tycoon clusters for its real-time bidding (RTB) platform. To improve availability and reduce latency, Near migrated to Amazon ElastiCache, a fully managed in-memory caching service. In […]