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Aiven for Dragonfly

Aiven for Dragonfly is a scalable in-memory data store for high-performance Redis and Memcached workloads.

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How it works

What is Aiven for Dragonfly

Aiven for Dragonfly is a low latency, in-memory database built for high-performance, large-scale Redis workloads. It is ideal for caching and real-time applications like social media and online gaming.

Aiven for Dragonfly supports persistence and replication for high availability. It also supports advanced Redis capabilities, such as JSON documents and vector search.

Aiven for Drafgonfly is a managed service that runs on all major clouds. It has a 99.99% uptime SLA and handles maintenance tasks like backups and security patches automatically. You can easily upgrade, fork databases, or switch clouds with near-zero downtime.

Manage with the tools you want:

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Choose the ideal solution for your needs

Aiven for Dragonfly or Aiven for Caching

Aiven for Dragonfly and Aiven for Caching are both powerful solutions, designed to meet the demands of your Redis 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 Dragonfly

With Aiven’s fully managed service, you get all the features of Dragonfly without any of the infrastructure stress.

Because Aiven makes setting up services easy, you can snap Aiven for Dragonfly into your data pipelines in a matter of minutes, and get on with 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.

With Aiven for Dragonfly, you get a highly available, performant and scalable database on a highly available, performant and scalable platform.


Enterprise scale workloads

Aiven for Dragonfly was built to fully utilize modern hardware. It is designed to handle enterprise-scale workloads, supporting up to 1TB+ of data per instance and processing over 500,000 requests per second. This makes it ideal for real-time applications.


Cost effective high throughput

Aiven for Dragonfly utilizes modern hardware and compute resources, translating to significant savings on infrastructure costs. This makes Aiven for Dragonfly an ideal choice for organizations seeking high throughput and cost savings without compromising performance.


Easy migration

Aiven for Dragonfly is a drop-in replacement for open source Redis and Memcached, ensuring seamless migration for your applications. With its Redis/ Memcached API compatibility and intuitive migration tools, Aiven for Dragonfly makes it easy to integrate with your existing infrastructure and applications.


Reliable operations, near-zero downtime

Rolling software upgrades, automated backups and failover across multiple availability zones. Aiven for Dragonfly comes with 99.99% SLA, enterprise-grade monitoring and 24x7 proactive support.

Customer use cases

How Aiven customers use Dragonfly

Caching for performance

Caching with Dragonfly means scalable caching. As Aiven for Dragonfly can process hundreds of thousands of operations per second with sub-millisecond latency, it’s ideal for caching use.

Similarity search for AI

Modern AI applications require vector similarity searches, and Dragonfly Search provides this exact need. Now your AI applications can benefit from the performance of the high throughput, low latency in-memory database.

Chat and messaging applications

Dragonfly 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 and social media feeds.


Key features of Aiven for Dragonfly



Flexible, fast and stress-free

  • High performance, high throughput Redis and Memcached compatible clusters up and running in 10 minutes
  • Large storage capacity, up to 1TB plans
  • Deploy to the cloud of your choice with 3 public clouds and 70+ regions supported
  • Bring-your-own-cloud (BYOC) deployment model supported for strict control requirements


Integrate with your data infrastructure



DevOps-friendly management and development

  • Manage your Dragonfly clusters 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 and secure

  • 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 $65 a month, Aiven for Dragonfly prices vary based on the number of nodes and your storage and throughput needs. Hourly billing saves you money. Change your plan anytime at no extra cost.

  • Startup

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    • 1 dedicated VM
    • 1-16 CPU per VM
    • 4-112 GB RAM per VM
    • 99.99% uptime SLA
  • Business

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    • 2 dedicated VM
    • 1-96 CPU per VM
    • 4-512 GB RAM per VM
    • Everything in Startup, plus high availability
  • Premium

    starting from


    • 3 dedicated VM
    • 1-96 CPU per VM
    • 4-512 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