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
- Simple Redis Cluster
- Complex Redis Cluster
- Backup and Scaling
- Memcached Cluster
Simple Cluster Architecture