ScaleGrid vs. ElastiCache for Redis

See why ScaleGrid is the #1 hosting solution for Redis™* over ElastiCache for Redis.

Redis™ Comparison - ScaleGrid vs. ElastiCache for Redis

See why developers choose ScaleGrid over ElastiCache for Redis. Improve your Redis™ hosting performance with high availability, dedicated clusters, full admin access and the ability to host in your own AWS or Azure cloud account. Access the best Redis™ monitoring, management and maintenance tools, and get back to what matters most, your product.

Overview

ScaleGridAWS ElastiCache

AWS Virtual Private Cloud Support (for all sizes)

Deploy any sized Redis™ cluster in your own AWS VPC public and private subnets

YesYes
Yes

Azure Virtual Network Support (for all sizes)

Deploy any sized Redis™ cluster in your own Azure VNET public and private subnets

YesNo
No

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

Dedicated Virtual/Physical Machines

Use your full RAM and disk resources with no shared instances or processes

YesYes
Yes

24/7 Support, 1 Hour Response SLA

24x7 support from Redis™ experts included in the plan

YesNo

Not included in the Basic Support Plan

No

Not included in the Basic Support Plan

Redis™ Cluster Support

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

YesYes
Yes

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

SSH Access to the Underlying Machine

Keep full SSH root access to the underlying machines, and install custom software agents

YesNo
No

Full Redis™ Admin Access

Complete access to all Redis™ commands and configuration parameters

YesNo
No

Shared Hosting for Redis™

Shared Hosting for Redis™ with fixed sized RAM hosted on shared resources

NoNo
No

Single Management Console for Multiple Databases

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

Yes

MongoDB® Database, Redis™, MySQL

Yes
Yes

Backup

ScaleGridAWS ElastiCache

Custom Schedule for Backups

Automate your Redis™ backups through a customizable schedule

Yes

Both on demand and customized backup schedules are supported

Yes
Yes

Data Persistence - RDB/AOF

Full configurable RDB/AOF

Yes

Customizable schedule

Yes
Yes

Security

ScaleGridAWS ElastiCache

Encryption At Rest

Encrypt your Redis™ data at rest and backups at rest

YesYes
Yes

SSL Encrytion

Use SSL encryption of the Redis™ data connection

NoYes
Yes

Firewall Support

Control who is allowed to access your Redis™ clusters

YesYes
Yes

Support

ScaleGridAWS ElastiCache

Multiple Redis™ Version Support

Use the Redis™ version of your choice, with up to three major versions supported

YesYes

Slower release schedule

Yes

Slower release schedule

Team Account

Enable multiple users to use the same account

YesYes
Yes

Monitoring & Management

ScaleGridAWS ElastiCache

Monitoring Console with OS & Redis™ Metrics

Access a detailed dashboard of all your OS and Redis™ metrics to monitor your performance

YesYes
Yes

Custom Alerts

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

YesYes
Yes
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