Monday, December 10, 2012

Distributed Cache On Steroids: Amazon ElastiCache

Web applications can often be made to perform better and run faster by caching critical pieces of data in memory.  Frequently accessed data, results of time-consuming/expensive database queries, search results, session data and results of complex calculations are usually very good candidates for cache storage. In this article,we will explore :

Types of Caching Architectures:

  • Local in-memory caching
  • Network Attached caching
  • Distributed Caching

Introduction to Amazon ElastiCache
Components of Amazon ElastiCache
How to access these components with sample programs
Explore the features of Amazon ElastiCache

  • Modification of Cache Cluster
  • Reboot
  • Delete and Removal
  • Addition of Cache Nodes.

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Related Articles
Part 1: Understanding Amazon ElastiCache Internals : Connection overhead
Part 2: Understanding Amazon ElastiCache Internals : Elasticity Implication and Solutions
Part 3: Understanding Amazon ElastiCache Internals : Auto Discovery
Part 4: Understanding Amazon ElastiCache Internals : Economics of Choosing Cache Node Type
Launching Amazon ElastiCache in 3 Easy Steps
Caching architectures using Memcached & Amazon ElastiCache
Web Session Synchronization patterns in AWS

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