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Persisting Data in Azure Redis Cache

Arun Sirpal feeds the mogwai after midnight:

I mentioned before that you could use the idea of data persistency to rebuild your data from total failure. There are two types. RDB and AOF.

RDB – persists a snapshot of your cache in a binary format. The snapshot is saved in an Azure Storage account. AOF – saves every write operation to a log. The log is saved at least once per second into an Azure Storage account. 

I’m a big proponent of using Redis as a caching service. I’m not a big proponent of using Redis as a persisted database, mostly because I’ve had a lot of bad experiences with persistent Redis…