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Alternatives to Heroku Redis

Redis Cloud, Redis To Go, Firebase, Google Cloud Memorystore, and RedisGreen are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Heroku Redis.
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What is Heroku Redis and what are its top alternatives?

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.

Top Alternatives to Heroku Redis

  • Redis Cloud
    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

    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

    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
    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. ...

  • RedisGreen
    RedisGreen

    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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Redis Cloud logo

Redis Cloud

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    Redis To Go

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      Firebase

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        Fast and responsive
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        Real-time
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        Free
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        Backed by google
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        Angular adaptor
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        Reliable
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        Great customer support
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        Mobile friendly
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        Rapid prototyping
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        Great security
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        Automatic scaling
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        Freakingly awesome
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        Angularfire is an amazing addition!
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        Super fast development
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        Awesome next-gen backend
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        Speed of light
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      Stephen Gheysens
      Senior Solutions Engineer at Twilio · | 14 upvotes · 616.2K views

      Hi Otensia! I'd definitely recommend using the skills you've already got and building with JavaScript is a smart way to go these days. Most platform services have JavaScript/Node SDKs or NPM packages, many serverless platforms support Node in case you need to write any backend logic, and JavaScript is incredibly popular - meaning it will be easy to hire for, should you ever need to.

      My advice would be "don't reinvent the wheel". If you already have a skill set that will work well to solve the problem at hand, and you don't need it for any other projects, don't spend the time jumping into a new language. If you're looking for an excuse to learn something new, it would be better to invest that time in learning a new platform/tool that compliments your knowledge of JavaScript. For this project, I might recommend using Netlify, Vercel, or Google Firebase to quickly and easily deploy your web app. If you need to add user authentication, there are great examples out there for Firebase Authentication, Auth0, or even Magic (a newcomer on the Auth scene, but very user friendly). All of these services work very well with a JavaScript-based application.

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      Google Cloud Memorystore logo

      Google Cloud Memorystore

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          RedisGreen

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