ElastiCache Overview

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In this lesson, we present Amazon Elasticache as a way to boost your application’s performance with features such as in-memory data store with sub-millisecond latency.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand Amazon Elasticache for both Memcached and Redis
  • Understand what caching is, the Memcached and Redis engines, and how to choose one over the other
  • Understand the different types of caching behaviors and how to monitor your cache for best utilization

Intended Audience

  • Architects, developers, and system operators looking to understand how to use Amazon Elasticache to boost application performance
  • Anyone preparing for the AWS Developer Associate, Solutions Architect Associate, and SysOps Administrator Associate certifications

Prerequisites

  • Meet the requirements for the Cloud Practitioner certification or equivalent experience
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