TechValidate Research on RedisLabs

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1,057 Customers Surveyed

8,175 Data Points Collected

621 Published TechFacts

47 Published Charts

82 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Redis Labs Case Study

GameMaker: The Walking Dead, Yahtzee with Buddies and many more

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on an April 2017 survey of Redis Labs customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Has allowed us to treat Redis as a simply scaling and cleanly HA system without having to build those competencies ourselves.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Redis Labs:

  • Values Redis Labs’ ability to provide:
    • High availability persistence, auto-failover, cross-zone / multi-region / multi-datacenter in-memory replication
    • Seamless scaling & clustering
    • 24×7 support for mission critical Redis layer
    • Stable, high performance

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Redis Labs that the surveyed company uses:

  • Has a > 1 TB dataset in Redis Labs.
  • Uses Redis Labs for the following:
    • Real-time analytics
    • High-speed transactions
    • User session store
    • Job & queue management
    • Scalability tier / content caching
    • Timeseries data
    • Real-time data ingest
  • Is using Redis Labs in the following solution:
    • Mobile applications

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Redis Labs:

  • Has seen the following improvements from choosing Redis Labs as their Redis deployment provider, compared to their previous state:
  • Their use of Redis includes data that is not stored in any other database.
  • Is increasing usage of Redis Labs for the following reasons:
    • Their data size is increasing and processing needs are increasing
    • Their application usage and user count is growing
    • They have additional data models / uses for Redis
  • Would like to move additional data from the following database into Redis Labs:
    • MongoDB

Redis Enterprise Customer Research

Redis Enterprise Capabilities our Customers Value Most

What Redis Enterprise capabilities do you value the most?

Stable, high performance
76%
High Availability - Persistence, Auto-failover, Cross-zone/multi-region/multi-datacenter in-memory replication
72%
Seamless scaling, clustering, and auto sharding
48%
Monitoring and automation, alerting and dashboards
27%
Avoiding cloud vendor lock-in
24%
24x7 support for mission critical Redis layer
23%
Cost-effectiveness with large datasets using Redis on Flash
15%
Active-Active/Active-Passive geo distribution
9%
Fine-grained security controls
7%

Redis Enterprise Customer Research

What challenges did you encounter before you chose Redis Enterprise?

Difficult to operate, scale, and administer other databases
50%
High latency and slow response times from other databases
45%
Other databases could only handle limited volume and low throughput of data
24%
Data-loss and downtime with other databases
20%
Other databases could not work within the microservices framework and were too complex for new application development
17%
Lack of security control with other databases
7%

Redis Enterprise Case Study

Seller Snap Inc. Turns to Redis Enterprise for High Performance

Introduction

Seller Snap created the first Game Theory Repricer for Amazon professional seller. Based on game theory tactics, Seller Snap’s AI analyzes the competition to maximize profit, while avoiding price wars or missing out on potential BuyBox share. For it’s eCommerce solutions, Seller Snap counts on the Redis Enteprise to offer its clients a stable and high performing platform, all while cutting on cost.

“Redis Enterprise is easy to use and robust. Thanks to it, we were able to cut costs while delivering the desired performance to our clients.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Redis Enterprise:

  • Encountered the following challenges before choosing Redis Enterprise:
    • Difficulty operating, scaling, and administering other databases

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Redis Enterprise that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses Redis Enterprise for the following:
    • The user session store
  • Use of Redis Enterprise does include data that is not stored in any other database.
  • Increased their usage of Redis Enterprise for the following reasons:
    • Application usage and user count is growing
  • Using Redis Enterprise in the following types of solutions:
    • ECommerce

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Redis Enterprise:

  • Values the following Redis Enterprise capabilities:
    • High availability (persistence, auto-failover, cross-zone/multi-region/multi-datacenter in-memory replication)
    • Stability and high performance
    • Ability to seamlessly scale, cluster, and auto share
    • Cost-effectiveness with large datasets using Redis on Flash
  • Rates the following benefits of Redis Enterprise for having Redis as their deployment provider compared to their previous state:
    • Tremendous cost savings: The most beneficial
    • Faster time to market: Beneficial
    • Reduced downtime: The most beneficial
    • Ability to offer fewer specialized personnel: Beneficial
    • Higher, more stable performance: Highly beneficial
  • Would like to move additional data from the following databases into Redis Enterprise:
    • AWS ElastiCache

Redis Enterprise Customer Fact

Advent Health Partners rates Redis Enterprise’s faster time to market as a highly beneficial feature of having Redis as their deployment provider compared to their previous state.

Redis Labs Customer Fact

Real Time Personalization with Redis Enterprise

Microsoft Corporation is using Redis Enterprise for targeting / personalization and social / customer engagement.



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About RedisLabs

Redis Labs, home of Redis, the world’s fastest in-memory database platform, provides Redis Enterprise as a cloud service and as downloadable software to over 7,000 enterprise customers. The high performance, true high availability and seamless scaling of Redis Enterprise, are top-ranked by industry analysts, and power use cases such as high speed transactions, queuing, user session stores, and caching, in e-commerce, social, personalization, IoT, metering, fraud detection and other real-time applications.

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