AWS Elasticache

Redis and Memcached

Both are in-memory data stores.
Both are designed to be easy to use.
Both allow for data to be distributed across multiple nodes (sharded).

Benefits of ElastiCache

Operational resources are no longer required. Take advantage of compatible AWS monitoring. On demand sizing.

4 key modules

  1. Simple Redis Cluster
  2. Complex Redis Cluster
  3. Backup and Scaling
  4. Memcached Cluster

Simple Cluster Architecture