Redis Hosting On Your Own AWS account

ScaleGrid enables you to deploy and manage Redis on your AWS account.

ScaleGrid enables you to deploy and manage Redis on your AWS account. Click To TweetManage Redis clusters in your own AWS account. This approach has several advantages which are:

  • You don’t need to expose your Redis servers to the internet. You can control access to the Redis clusters in your account with AWS security groups
  • Buy reserved instances and save up to 30% on your hosting costs
  • VPC support
  • Full admin access to the underlying machines

Step 1: Create a cloud profile for your AWS account

 

1. Enter your AWS keys. You can also create a custom IAM user using the ScaleGrid IAM policy.
rediscloudprofile1

 

2. Select your region
rediscloudprofile2

 

 

3. Choose your deployment style – ‘Classic’ or ‘VPC’. In this example, we will pick a VPC public subnet

 

rediscloudprofile3

4. Select the VPC and subnet to be used for the server
rediscloudprofile4

5. Select the security group to be associated with the Redis servers
rediscloud5

 

 

Step 2: Deploy a cluster with the Cloud profiles that were created in the previous step

1. Choose Name, version and size of your Redis deployment
rediscluster1

2. Distribute replicas across Az’s for high availability

 

rediscluster2

3. Select ‘Caching’ mode if you are using Redis as a cache

 

rediscluster3

4. Select your persistence options – Periodic RDB snapshots and/or AOF. Also select the backup schedule for your deployment

 

rediscluster4

5. Enable ‘Encryption at rest’ for your Redis persistence data if needed

rediscluster5

Click ‘Create’ to create the deployment. ¬†As always if you have further questions please feel free to contact us at support@scalegrid.io

Please check out Redis hosting on our Redis product page for more info.

 


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Dharshan is the founder of ScaleGrid.io (formerly MongoDirector.com). He is an experienced MongoDB developer and administrator. He can be reached for further comment at @dharshanrg


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