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"The system efficiently processes and calculates the data flow within the cluster using DLP functionality.""The stability has been good.""I'm an administrator, and what I like most is the interface, the security, and the storage."

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"The solution's technical support team is good...The solution's initial setup process was straightforward.""It makes operations more efficient. The information processing is very fast, and very responsive. It's all about the technology.""The in-memory data makes it fast.""The online interface is very fast and easy to use.""Redis is a simple, powerful, and fast solution.""The product offers fast access to my database.""The most valuable features of Redis are its ease of use and speed. It does not have access to the disc and it is fast."

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"It would be helpful if they could help us explain why they, as in, the customers, should use the product and the overall benefits.""The product's interface needs improvement.""In the next release, I would like to see the GUI allow you to configure the security section."

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"In future releases, I would like Redis to provide its users with an option like schema validation. Currently, the solution lacks to offer such functionality.""The only thing is the lack of a GUI application. There was a time when we needed to resolve an issue in production. If we had a GUI, it would have been easier.""I would prefer it if there was more information available about Redis. That would make it easier for new beginners. Currently, there is a lack of resources.""The development of clusters could improve. Additionally, it would be helpful if it was integrated with Amazon AWS or Google Cloud.""Sometimes, we use Redis as a cluster, and the clusters can sometimes suffer some issues and bring some downtime to your application.""The initial setup took some time as our technical team needed to familiarize themselves with Redis.""There is a lack of documentation on the scalability of the solution."

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  • "The pricing needs to be improved."
  • "The platform is averagely priced."
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  • "Redis is an open-source solution. There are not any hidden fees."
  • "Redis is not an overpriced solution."
  • "Redis is an open-source product."
  • "We saw an ROI. It made the processing of our transactions faster."
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    Top Answer:In general, our clients do not have a problem with the overall cost of the solution. It is different according to the size of the project. There is no one standard price.
    Top Answer:I don't recall coming across any missing features. It would be helpful if they could help us explain why they, as in, the customers, should use the product and the overall benefits. It would be… more »
    Top Answer:Redis is a simple, powerful, and fast solution.
    Top Answer:Sometimes, we use Redis as a cluster, and the clusters can sometimes suffer some issues and bring some downtime to your application.
    Top Answer:Sometimes, Redis is used as a cache and sometimes as the main database.
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    Built on open source Apache Kafka, IBM Event Streams is an event-streaming platform that helps you build smart applications that can react to events as they happen. IBM Event Streams is based on years of operational expertise IBM has gained from running Apache Kafka event streams for enterprises

    Redis is a high-performance, scalable, and easy-to-use caching solution that improves application performance. It is also used for session management, real-time analytics, and as a message broker. 

    Redis's valuable features include its ability to handle large amounts of data quickly, its simplicity and straightforward setup process, and its support for various data structures, providing flexibility for different use cases.

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    American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits, Active International, Bison, Contextor, Constance Hotels, Resorts & Golf, Creval, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, FaceMe, FacePhi, Fitzsoft, Fuga Technologies, Guardio, Honeywell, Japanese airline, Jenzabar, KONE
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    Top Industries
    Financial Services Firm29%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Comms Service Provider7%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Educational Organization8%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Company Size
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise75%
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise67%
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    IBM Event Streams is ranked 10th in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 2 reviews while Redis is ranked 7th in Database as a Service with 7 reviews. IBM Event Streams is rated 8.4, while Redis is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of IBM Event Streams writes "Easy to set up with good support and good routing scenarios". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Redis writes "A simple, powerful, and fast solution that can be used as a main database". IBM Event Streams is most compared with Apache Kafka, Red Hat AMQ and IBM MQ, whereas Redis is most compared with Google Cloud Memorystore, Amazon SQS, ActiveMQ, Amazon ElastiCache and Azure Cache for Redis.

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