What are best practices for Redis clients and ElastiCache for Redis?

Last updated: 2022-07-12

I want to improve the reliability and performance of my Elasticache for Redis. What are the best practices for connecting ElastiCache for Redis from client libraries?

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Amazon ElastiCache for Redis doesn't have a preference on the client library type used. You can use any client library supported by Redis. Redis supports a wide variety of libraries. Choosing a library type depends on programming language preference and the features offered by the library. It's a best practice to check the documentation provided by the library before deciding which client library is best for your use cases.

Regardless of the client library that you use, follow the best practices for interacting with ElastiCache for Redis. Doing so improves the performance and reliability of your ElastiCache environments. For more information, see Best practices: Redis clients and Amazon ElastiCache for Redis for more details.


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