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Dragonfly Cloud: The Powerful Alternative to Momento Cache 

Discover why Dragonfly Cloud is the leading alternative to Momento Cache. Enjoy superior performance, significant cost savings, and robust reliability with full Redis compatibility. Dragonfly Cloud offers flexible deployment options across all major cloud providers, making it perfect for demanding applications.

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QPS benchmark on AWS c6gn.16xlarge. Snapshot benchmark on AWS c6gn.4xlarge. Source.
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Dragonfly Cloud vs Momento Cache (Quick Comparison)

FeatureDragonfly CloudMomento Cache
PerformanceDelivers 25x higher throughput (3.97M QPS) than Redis (148K QPS)Serverless model limits performance, not suitable for high-throughput use cases
ScalabilityHighly scalable with advanced data partitioning. Leverages multiple CPU cores for vertical scalingServerless scalability may not meet needs of larger organizations
Cost EfficiencyUp to 80% lower infrastructure costs than Redis and managed services. Pay for provisioned memory from $9/GB/monthServerless pricing model can be very expensive for high-throughput workloads, equivalent to $25,920/month for 10K ops/sec for the standard pricing.
Operational SimplicityVertical scaling reduces operational complexity compared to clustering/sharding required by alternativesServerless model simplifies operations but limits customization options
CompatibilityFull Redis compatibility with all data structures and APIs for seamless migrationMomento is not Redis-based and has more limited capabilities compared to Dragonfly
ReliabilityBuilt-in replication, persistence, automatic failover, and self-healing ensure high availabilityServerless reliability depends on cloud provider SLAs

Dragonfly is trusted by developers from

  • Buzzfeed
  • Ubisoft
  • Epic
  • jetBlue
  • Wayfair

5 Reasons Why Developers Prefer Dragonfly Cloud Over Momento Cache

#1 - Superior Performance at Scale

Dragonfly delivers 25x higher throughput and 12x faster snapshotting compared to Redis, making it ideal for high-performance, data-intensive applications. Momento's serverless model limits performance and scalability.

#2 - Significant Cost Savings

Dragonfly's usage-based pricing and efficient architecture result in up to 80% lower costs than alternatives. Momento's serverless pricing can be prohibitively expensive for larger organizations with high throughput needs.

#3 - Seamless Redis Compatibility

Dragonfly provides full compatibility with Redis APIs, allowing easy migration of existing Redis applications. Momento's non-Redis architecture limits compatibility and functionality.

#4 - Robust Reliability

Dragonfly's built-in replication, persistence, and self-healing capabilities ensure high availability. Momento relies on cloud provider SLAs for reliability.

#5 - Flexible Deployment Options

Dragonfly runs on all major cloud providers and supports hybrid/on-premises models. Momento is limited to a fully managed serverless offering.

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Dragonfly is fully compatible with the Redis ecosystem and requires no code changes to implement.