ScaleGrid vs. DigitalOcean Redis™

Compare DigitalOcean Managed Databases vs. ScaleGrid to see which offers the best hosting for Redis™ on DigitalOcean.

Compare Features

See how ScaleGrid features stacks up against DigitalOcean Managed Databases for Redis™ in key database management features, automation tools, replication and security:

Overview

ScaleGridDigitalOcean Redis™

Supported Redis™ Versions

Deploy Redis™ on the version of your choice with no forced upgrades

5.0.5, 4.0.10, 3.2.125.0.x
No

Full Redis™ Admin Access

Complete access to all Redis™ commands and configuration parameters

YesNo
No

Single Management Console for Multiple Databases

Support for MongoDB® Database, Redis™, MySQL, and PostgreSQL

YesYes
Yes

Replication

ScaleGridDigitalOcean Redis™

Redis™ Cluster Support

Scale horizontally by adding and removing shards to the Redis™ key space

YesNo
No

Custom Master-Slave Configurations

Customize the number of Redis™ slaves

YesNo
No

Cross-Datacenter Configurations

Distribute Redis™ slaves across datacenters for high availability hosting

YesNo
No

Backup

ScaleGridDigitalOcean Redis™

On-Demand Backups

Automate an on-demand backup for Redis™ before an application event

YesNo
No

Custom Schedule for Backups

Automate your Redis™ backups through a customizable schedule

YesNo
No

Data Persistence - RDB/AOF

Fully configurable RDB/AOF

YesLimited
No

Selective Restore

Review the contents of a Redis™ backup and retrieve required rows

YesNo
No

Admin & Management

ScaleGridDigitalOcean Redis™

Data Import

Automate the import of your Redis data during migration

YesNo
No

Customize Redis™ Configuration Parameters

Customize your Redis™ configurations through an interactive console

YesNo
No

Infrastructure

ScaleGridDigitalOcean Redis™

Move Nodes Across Regions

Adjust your Redis™ node configuration across regions with zero downtime

NoYes
Yes

Customizable RAM, Disk Size & Instance Type

Customize your Redis™ server's RAM, disk size, IOPS and instance type for each size at no extra cost

YesYes
Yes

Security

ScaleGridDigitalOcean Redis™

Encryption At Rest

Encrypt your Redis™ data at rest and backups at rest

NoYes
Yes

SSL Encrytion

Use SSL encryption of the Redis™ data connection

NoYes
Yes

Firewall Support

Control who is allowed to access your Redis™ clusters

YesLimited
No

Monitoring & Alerts

ScaleGridDigitalOcean Redis™

OS Metrics

Monitor key OS metrics, including CPU, memory and network data

YesYes
Yes

Enhanced Redis™ Monitoring

Monitor advanced Redis metrics

YesYes
Yes

Custom Alerts

Get instant notifications by configuring custom alerts on any OS or Redis™ metric

YesYes
Yes

Support

ScaleGridDigitalOcean Redis™

Team Account

Enable multiple users to use the same account

YesYes
Yes
DigitalOcean comparison based on their Managed Database plan and features as of 5/28/20

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Compare Pricing

ScaleGrid’s Dedicated Hosting plans are 100% all- inclusive so there are no surprises in your monthly billing.

DigitalOcean Managed Databases pricing for Redis™ is also all-inclusive, but requires a minimum monthly spend of $500 to qualify for their Business Support.

ScaleGrid for Redis™ offers the same pricing as DigitalOcean Managed Databases for RAM with an average of 30% more storage across DBaaS plan sizes. Compare plans and pricing across 1, 2 and 3 data-bearing node configurations

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ScaleGrid vs. DigitalOcean Redis™ Pricing Comparison

Compare monthly pricing for Redis™ on DigitalOcean across plan sizes:

PLAN SIZECOREsRAMSCALEGRID STORAGE (GB)DIGITALOCEAN STORAGE (GB)SCALEGRIDDIGITALOCEAN
Nano - Standalone11GB1810$15$15
Micro - Standalone12GB3025$30$30
Small - Standalone24GB6038$60$60
Medium - Standalone48GB140115$120$120
Large - Standalone616GB300270$270$270
XLarge - Standalone832GB620580$480$480
X2XLarge - Standalone1664GB1260-$700-
X4XLarge - Standalone2096GB1900-$900-
Nano - 2 Nodes11GB1810$25-
Micro - 2 Nodes12GB3025$50$50
Small - 2 Nodes24GB6038$100$100
Medium - 2 Nodes48GB140115$200$200
Large - 2 Nodes616GB300270$400$400
XLarge - 2 Nodes832GB620580$800$800
X2XLarge - 2 Nodes1664GB12601120$1600$1600
X4XLarge - 2 Nodes2096GB1900-$2500-
Nano - 3 Nodes11GB1810$30-
Micro - 3 Nodes12GB3025$70$70
Small - 3 Nodes24GB6038$140$140
Medium - 3 Nodes48GB140115$280$280
Large - 3 Nodes616GB300270$560$560
XLarge - 3 Nodes832GB620580$1120$1120
X2XLarge - 3 Nodes1664GB12601120$2240$2240
X4XLarge - 3 Nodes2096GB1900-$3200-

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