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Getting Started with Amazon ElastiCache

Amazon ElastiCache is a fully managed, in-memory caching service supporting flexible, real-time use cases. You can use ElastiCache for caching, which helps accelerate application and database performance, or for use cases like session stores, gaming leaderboards, streaming, and analytics. ElastiCache is compatible with Redis and Memcached. In this Getting Started course, you will learn the benefits, typical use cases, and technical concepts of ElastiCache. You will have an opportunity to try the service through a demonstration using the AWS Management Console or programming languages.

Amazon ElastiCache is a fully managed, in-memory caching service supporting flexible, real-time use cases. You can use ElastiCache for caching, which helps accelerate application and database performance, or for use cases like session stores, gaming leaderboards, streaming, and analytics. ElastiCache is compatible with Redis and Memcached.

In this Getting Started course, you will learn the benefits, typical use cases, and technical concepts of ElastiCache. You will have an opportunity to try the service through a demonstration using the AWS Management Console or programming languages.

  • Course level: Fundamental
  • Duration: 1 hour

Activities

This course includes demonstrations, graphics, and interactive activities.

Course objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Understand how ElastiCache works.
  • Familiarize yourself with the technical concepts of ElastiCache.
  • List typical use cases for ElastiCache.
  • Specify what it would take to implement ElastiCache in a real-world scenario.
  • Recognize the benefits of ElastiCache.
  • Explain the cost structure of ElastiCache.
  • Show how to use ElastiCache from the AWS Management Console and with programming languages.

Intended audience

This course is intended for:

  • Database developers
  • Data architects
  • Database Administrators
  • Solutions architects
  • Cloud practitioners
  • IT operations engineers
  • IT professionals
  • IT leaders

 

Prerequisites

None

Course outline

  • Introduction to ElastiCache
  • Using ElastiCache
  • Learn More

Free

Free access to this course

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