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Aiven for Caching

Aiven for Caching is compatible with legacy Redis® OSS. It is a managed, in-memory NoSQL database with a small footprint and big performance.

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Previously known as Aiven for Redis®*. As a result of license change and revised trademark guidance from Redis, Aiven has changed the name of Aiven for Redis® to Aiven for Caching. Aiven for Caching offers all the same functionality as Aiven for Redis®.

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How it works

What can you do with Aiven for Caching?

Set up a fully managed in-memory NoSQL datastore in less than 10 minutes — directly from our web console or programmatically via our API, CLI, or Terraform provider. Aiven for Caching is fully compatible with legacy Redis® OSS so you can connect it to your existing tech stack with ease.

Get a fully managed, in-memory NoSQL database – with Aiven for Caching

Aiven for Caching is Redis® compatible in-memory, open source  NoSQL datastore that is perfect as a fast data store, cache, or lightweight message broker. It’s a complementary tool for your data architecture, serving as a flexible data structure server to store and recall data on the fly.

With Aiven, you can get high-performance data caching or integrate Aiven for Caching easily for observability purposes such as logging and monitoring.

Aiven for Caching provides data structures such as strings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets with range queries, bitmaps, hyperloglogs, geospatial indexes, and streams.

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Choose the ideal solution for your needs

Aiven for Caching or Aiven for Dragonfly

Aiven for Caching and Aiven for Dragonfly are both powerful solutions designed to meet the demands of your applications. If you require the ultimate in performance and scalability, then Aiven for Dragonfly is the perfect choice. For lighter workloads that prioritize cost-effectiveness and simplicity, Aiven for Caching offers a robust and affordable alternative based on open-source Redis®.


Benefits of Aiven for Caching

With Aiven’s fully managed service, you get all the features of open-source Redis® without any of the infrastructure stress.

Because Aiven makes setting up services easy, you can snap Aiven for Caching into your data pipelines in a matter of minutes, and get back to developing. All the installation, management, and updating is taken care of, and we provide an extensive set of tools and integrations out-of-the-box.

Simply put, with Aiven, you get legacy Redis® OSS compatible functionality ready to go.


99.99% uptime. 100% human support.

Downtime is a disaster for critical applications. That’s why Aiven makes sure you get 99.99% uptime. Plus, you get access to a 100% human support team — in case you need a helping hand.


Scale up or down easily. Whenever you need.

Increase the memory in your cluster, create new clusters, switch cloud providers or expand to new regions. Redis has never been this easy.


Automatic updates and upgrades. Zero stress.

Stressing about applying maintenance updates or version upgrades to your clusters? We’ll take care of them for you so that you can focus on turning your data into actionable insights.


Super-transparent pricing. No networking costs.

Aiven for Caching comes with all-inclusive pricing. No hidden fees or charges, just one payment that covers networking to data storage, and everything in-between.

Customer use cases

How customers use Aiven for Caching

Caching for databases

Caching means fewer database access calls, which helps to reduce the amount of traffic and instances required. As Aiven for Caching can process data with sub-millisecond latency it’s ideal for caching use.

Chat and messaging applications

Aiven for Caching supports Pub/Sub with pattern matching and many different varieties of data structure, such as lists, sorted sets and hashes. This enables support for high-performance chat rooms, real-time comment streams, social media feeds and server intercommunication.

Gaming leaderboard applications

Redis is a popular choice among game developers looking to build real-time leaderboards or scoreboards. “Sorted Sets” within Aiven for Caching are a built-in data structure that makes leaderboards simple to create and manage.


Key features of Aiven for Caching



Flexible, fast and stress-free

  • Production-ready clusters in 10 minutes
  • Deploy to the cloud of your choice with 5 public clouds and 100+ regions supported
  • High performance clusters based on carefully selected instance types and storage options
  • Bring-your-own-cloud (BYOC) deployment model supported for strict control requirements


Integrate with your data infrastructure



DevOps-friendly management and development

  • Manage your Aiven for Caching cluster using Aiven Console (GUI), CLI or Terraform tools
  • Scale, fork and upgrade with just a few clicks
  • Guaranteed compatibility with open source software
  • Migrate easily between clouds and regions


Reliable, secure and zero lock-in

  • Self-healing platform
  • Zero downtime during scaling, upgrading, and other management operations
  • Automatic backups every 12 hours, depending on your plan
  • Secure and compliant solution — ISO 27001:2013, SOC2, GDPR, HIPAA, and PCI/DSS

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Pricing plans

Scale up or down. Pay only for what you use.

Starting at just $0 a month for the free Aiven for Caching plan, prices vary based on the number of nodes and your storage needs. Hourly billing saves you money. Change your plan anytime at no extra cost.

  • Hobbyist

    starting from


    • 1 dedicated VM
    • 2 CPU per VM
    • 1 GB RAM per VM


  • Startup

    starting from


    • 1 dedicated VM
    • 2-8 CPU per VM
    • 4-240 GB RAM per VM
    • 99.99% uptime SLA


  • Business

    starting from


    • 2 dedicated VM
    • 2-8 CPU per VM
    • 1-240 GB RAM per VM
    • Everything in Startup, plus high availability


  • Premium

    starting from


    • 3 dedicated VM
    • 2-8 CPU per VM
    • 1-240 GB RAM per VM
    • Everything in Business, plus a second standby node


Need help? Use our Pricing Calculator to get a recommended plan based on your unique data needs and requirements.

Data retention is only limited by storage. For information about annual discount or plan capacity beyond the listed plans, please contact us



Learn how to use Aiven for Caching

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Getting started with Aiven for Caching, core concepts, how-to's, and more.