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Redis Labs Case Study

Nebraska Furniture Mart


This case study of Nebraska Furniture Mart is based on an October 2016 survey of Redis Labs customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Our teammates at Redis have been such great resources during our current Web re-write project. They have really taken on more of a ‘partnering’ role to ensure our success.”


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
    • Deep operational and technical expertise

Use Case

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

  • Has a 500 GB – 1 TB dataset in Redis Labs.
  • Uses Redis Labs for the following:
    • High speed transactions
    • User session store
    • Job & queue management
  • Is using Redis Labs in the following solutions:
    • E-commerce
    • Mobile applications
    • Analytics
    • Social / customer engagement
    • Internal corporate applications


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:
    • Cost savings: up to 30%
    • Faster time to market: 30-50%
    • Reduced downtime: 50-70%
    • Fewer specialized resources: up to 30%
    • Higher and more stable performance: 70-90%
  • Their use of Redis includes data that is not stored in any other database.
  • Is increasing usage of Redis Labs for the following reason:
    • They want more pieces of their application to be served faster
  • Would like to move additional data from the following databases into Redis Labs:
    • RDBMS-es like Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL

About This Data

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