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What is Heroku Redis?

Heroku Redis is an in-memory key-value data store, run by Heroku, that is provisioned and managed as an add-on. Heroku Redis is accessible from any language with a Redis driver, including all languages and frameworks supported by Heroku.
Heroku Redis is a tool in the Redis Hosting category of a tech stack.

Who uses Heroku Redis?

Companies
24 companies reportedly use Heroku Redis in their tech stacks, including Tool Time, Ludus, and 5miles.

Developers
78 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Heroku Redis.

Heroku Redis Integrations

Pros of Heroku Redis
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More reliable than the other Redis add-ons
Decisions about Heroku Redis

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Heroku Redis in their tech stack.

Priit Kaasik
CTO at Katana Cloud Inventory · | 8 upvotes · 436.7K views
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We undertook the task of building a manufacturing ERP for small branded manufacturers. We needed to build a lot, fast with a small team, and have clear focus on product delivery. We chose JavaScript / Node.js ( React + LoopBack full stack) , Heroku and Heroku Postgres (also Heroku Redis ) . This decision has guided us to picking other key technologies. It has granted us high pace of product delivery and service availability while operating with a small team.

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Heroku Redis's Features

  • Easily Optimize
  • Vertically Scalable

Heroku Redis Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Heroku Redis?
Redis Cloud
Redis Cloud is a fully-managed service for running your Redis dataset. It overcomes Redis’ scalability limitation by supporting all Redis commands at any dataset size. Your dataset is constantly replicated, so if a node fails, an auto-switchover mechanism guarantees data is served without interruption.
Redis To Go
Redis To Go was created to make the managing Redis instances easier, whether it is just one instance or serveral. Deploying a new instance of Redis is dead simple, whether for production or development.
Firebase
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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Heroku Redis's Followers
163 developers follow Heroku Redis to keep up with related blogs and decisions.