Set up your free Redis®* database

Start prototyping, experiment, and spin up your first fully managed Redis®* database instance at no cost. Choose Redis®* as a caching layer for your application, when you need to access data swiftly and prioritize low latency.

If your needs grow, easily scale up to large production environments.

Who is it for?

Aiven's free Redis®* plan is perfect for those seeking a hassle-free introduction to managed Redis®*, whether for personal or professional purposes. Tailored for small-scale projects, prototypes, and experiments, it offers essential features to quickly kickstart your initiatives.


Temporarily test and prototype during product development


Learn more about Redis®* as a data structures server, and the benefits of an in memory database for performance sensitive workloads.


Use it as a database, cache, streaming engine, message broker, and more.

What’s included in your free Redis®* database?

With Aiven's free Redis®* plan, you operate on an exclusive virtual machine, ensuring there is no sharing of resources and no disturbances from other users. Enjoy premium capabilities such as Terraform integration. Our easy-to-use and intuitive GUI simplifies database management, but you can also use Aiven’s CLI or Terraform for flexibility.

Benefits of your free Aiven for Redis® service


Covers everything

Save time with Aiven’s free plan that covers all the essentials, including virtual machine, backup, and networking costs. No extra charges popping up.


Aiven's dedicated Redis®* instances

Aiven's dedicated Redis®* instances offer maximum security and privacy for your data, consistent performance levels, and the ability to fine-tune for optimal performance.


Monitoring and log access

By having access to monitoring and logs, you can proactively identify and address issues before they escalate, gaining valuable insights into the performance of your database over time.


Terraform integration

Manage your service using the Aiven Terraform provider, and automate the provisioning and management of your Redis®* database. Easily deploy, manage and scale your database infrastructure with the most popular infrastructure-as-code tool.


Secure and compliant

All Aiven services have certifications like SOC2, ISO27001, PCI-DSS and GDPR. You also have the option to establish straightforward and secure authentication through Single Sign-On (SSO).


Backups for disaster recovery

Join Aiven Community for support

Make use of our community support forum to inquire, seek advice, and gain insights from fellow developers.

How to start a free Redis®* database

Create your free Aiven for Redis®* service

Ready to take Aiven for Redis®* for a spin? Set up your Redis®* database in less than 10 minutes. It's easy and quick - simply access our web console or use our API, CLI, or Terraform. Check out our docs and sign up with your Github or Google account!

Next steps

  1. Connect to your service via command line (redis-cli) or your application (Go, NodeJS, PHP, Python, Java)
  2. Migrate your own database to test it on Aiven platform from an external Redis®* with this migration process.

Aiven is all about open source


Standard Open Source Technology

Utilizing Redis®* allows for effortless data transfer to various services or platforms without incurring extra costs or complications. This ease of data migration ensures a smooth transition to Aiven from another service or platform.


Same robust Aiven services

Aiven’s free Redis®* hosting is built on the same robust platform that our enterprise customers trust. You can be confident that your database is in good hands, and that it's backed by the same powerful tools and technology that all our customers rely on.


Add more services

You can expand your Redis®* database with other free services like Aiven for MySQL® or Aiven for PostgreSQL®.


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