Amazon S3 vs Redis: What are the differences?
Amazon S3: Store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. Amazon Simple Storage Service provides a fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web; Redis: An in-memory database that persists on disk. Redis is an open source, BSD licensed, advanced key-value store. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets.
Amazon S3 and Redis are primarily classified as "Cloud Storage" and "In-Memory Databases" tools respectively.
"Reliable", "Scalable" and "Cheap" are the key factors why developers consider Amazon S3; whereas "Performance", "Super fast" and "Ease of use " are the primary reasons why Redis is favored.
Redis is an open source tool with 37.1K GitHub stars and 14.3K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Redis's open source repository on GitHub.
reddit, Instacart, and Slack are some of the popular companies that use Redis, whereas Amazon S3 is used by reddit, Instacart, and Lyft. Redis has a broader approval, being mentioned in 3239 company stacks & 1732 developers stacks; compared to Amazon S3, which is listed in 3194 company stacks and 1559 developer stacks.