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Dragonfly Cloud: 25x the Performance and 80% Lower Cost Than Redis Cloud 

Discover how Dragonfly Cloud's innovative architecture and simplified pricing model offer advantages in performance, scalability, and cost-efficiency over Redis Cloud.

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

FeatureDragonfly CloudRedis Cloud
Performance25x higher throughput (3.97M QPS) compared to Redis (148K QPS)High performance, but lower than Dragonfly
ScalabilityEffortless vertical scaling with multi-core utilizationHorizontal scaling with cluster management
Pricing ModelSimple, memory-based pricing from $9/GB/monthComplex tiered pricing based on features and performance
Cost EfficiencyUp to 80% lower costs than Redis-based servicesHigher costs, especially for enterprise features
ArchitectureMulti-threaded, shared-nothing designSingle-threaded with cluster mode for scaling
Memory EfficiencyHigher memory efficiency due to modern algorithmsStandard Redis memory management
API CompatibilityFull Redis and Memcached API compatibilityFull Redis API compatibility
Cloud DeploymentAvailable on major clouds (AWS, GCP, Azure)Primarily focused on AWS, with limited options for other clouds
Automated ManagementAutomated tuning, scaling, and high availabilityOffers some automation, but may require more manual intervention
Snapshotting Performance12x faster snapshotting (1,260 MB/s) than RedisStandard Redis snapshotting performance

Dragonfly is trusted by developers from

  • Buzzfeed
  • Ubisoft
  • Epic
  • jetBlue
  • Wayfair

5 Reasons Why Developers Prefer Dragonfly Cloud Over Redis Cloud

#1 - Superior Performance

Dragonfly Cloud's multi-threaded architecture delivers 25x higher throughput than traditional Redis, significantly outperforming Redis Cloud. This translates to faster response times and improved application performance, especially for high-load scenarios.

#2 - Simplified Scaling and Management

While Redis Cloud requires complex cluster management for scaling, Dragonfly Cloud offers effortless vertical scaling. Simply adjust your provisioned memory, and Dragonfly handles the rest, reducing operational complexity and management overhead.

#3 - Transparent and Cost-Effective Pricing

Dragonfly Cloud's straightforward memory-based pricing model, starting at $9/GB/month, offers up to 80% cost savings compared to Redis Cloud's complex tiered pricing. This transparency allows for better budget planning and cost optimization.

#4 - Advanced Memory Efficiency

Dragonfly's modern caching algorithms and LRFU (Least Recently Frequently Used) eviction policy result in higher memory efficiency compared to Redis Cloud. This means you can store more data in less memory, further reducing costs.

#5 - Multi-Cloud Flexibility

Unlike Redis Cloud, which primarily focuses on AWS, Dragonfly Cloud offers deployment options across major cloud providers. This flexibility allows you to avoid vendor lock-in and optimize your infrastructure strategy across different cloud environments.

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