ScaleGrid vs. ElastiCache for Redis

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Redis as a Service Comparison

See why thousands of developers choose ScaleGrid over ElastiCache for Redis. Improve your Redis hosting performance with advanced security and encryption features, custom deployment configurations, and full admin access to Redis. Access the best Redis monitoring, management and maintenance tools so you can get back to what matters most, your product.

Overview

ScaleGridElastiCache for Redis

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

Single Console Management for Multiple Databases

Support for MongoDB, Redis, MySQL, and PostgreSQL

Yes

MongoDB, Redis, MySQL

Yes
Yes

Bring Your Own AWS Account (for all sizes)

Deploy any sized Redis clusters in your own AWS cloud account and use your hosting credits. Deploy to VPC public/private subnets

Yes

EC2 classic & VPC support

Yes
Yes

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 Redis Hosting

Shared Redis hosting with fixed sized RAM hosted on shared resources

NoNo
No

Backup

ScaleGridElastiCache for Redis

Custom Schedule for Backups

Automate your Redis backups through a customizable schedule

Yes

Both on demand and cuztomized backup schedules are supported

Yes
Yes

Data Persistence - Snapshots

RDB save snapshot to disk support

Yes

Customizable schedule

Yes
Yes

Security

ScaleGridElastiCache for Redis

Encrytion At Rest

Encrypt your Redis data at rest and backups at rest

YesYes
Yes

SSL Encrytion

Use SSL encrytion of the Redis data connection

YesNo
No

Firewall Support

Control who is allowed to access your Redis clusters

YesYes
Yes

Support

ScaleGridElastiCache for Redis

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

NoYes
Yes

Monitoring & Management

ScaleGridElastiCache for Redis

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 onfiguring custom alerts on any OS or Redis metric

YesYes
Yes
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