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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?

25 companies reportedly use Heroku Redis in their tech stacks, including technology, Ludus, and Tool Time.

73 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Heroku Redis.

Heroku Redis Integrations

Pros of Heroku Redis
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
Engineering Lead at Katana MRP · | 8 upvotes · 85.7K views

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 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.
Google Cloud Memorystore
Cloud Memorystore for Redis provides a fully managed in-memory data store service built on scalable, more secure, and highly available infrastructure managed by Google. Use Cloud Memorystore to build application caches that provides sub-millisecond data access. Cloud Memorystore is compatible with the Redis protocol, allowing easy migration with zero code changes.
Redis drives the best sites on the web, from Twitter to Pinterest. RedisGreen makes it easy for anyone to use. Customers can spin up databases at the click of a button. RedisGreen's future is in very fast tools to make the most difficult aspects of modern web application development faster, cheaper, and less labor-intensive.<br>
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Heroku Redis's Followers
137 developers follow Heroku Redis to keep up with related blogs and decisions.