Heroku Redis vs MemSQL: What are the differences?
Heroku Redis: Reliable and powerful Redis as a service. Heroku Redis is an in-memory key-value data store, run by Heroku, that is provisioned and managed as an add-on. Heroku Redis is accessible from any language with a Redis driver, including all languages and frameworks supported by Heroku; MemSQL: Database for real-time transactions and analytics. MemSQL converges transactions and analytics for sub-second data processing and reporting. Real-time businesses can build robust applications on a simple and scalable infrastructure that complements and extends existing data pipelines.
Heroku Redis belongs to "Redis Hosting" category of the tech stack, while MemSQL can be primarily classified under "In-Memory Databases".
Big Interview, Organize, and Singu are some of the popular companies that use Heroku Redis, whereas MemSQL is used by Shutterstock, Zynga, and StreetHawk. Heroku Redis has a broader approval, being mentioned in 12 company stacks & 15 developers stacks; compared to MemSQL, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.