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AWS Redis Vs Memcached

Redis and Memcached are popular, open-source, in-memory data stores.  Although they are both easy to use and offer high performance, there are  important differences to consider when choosing an engine. Memcached is  designed for simplicity while Redis offers a rich set of features that  make it effective for a wide range of use cases. Understand your  requirements and what each engine offers to decide which solution better  meets your needs.

Sub-millisecond latency

Developer ease of use

Data partitioning

Support for a broad set of programming languages

Advanced data structures

Multithreaded architecture

Snapshots

Replication

Transactions

Pub/Sub

Lua scripting

Comparison summary (cluster mode disabled), and Redis (cluster mode enabled):

Comparison summary of Memcached, Redis (cluster mode disabled), and Redis (cluster mode enabled) Source: docs.aws.amazon.com

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