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Amazon ElastiCache Pricing Page


Amazon ElastiCache allows you to set up, run, and scale popular open-source compatible in-memory data stores, like Redis or Memcached. ElastiCache ultimately runs atop EC2 instances with pre-configured software, is prefixed with cache, and is referred to as Nodes.

Pricing Dimensions#

Dimension Description
Node Usage You are charged for the amount of hours your ElastiCache nodes run.

Reserved Instances#

ElastiCache Nodes do have Reserved Instances that can give you significant savings. Reserved Instances are covered as a general concept found here.

Typically, as ElastiCache Nodes remain on for longer durations and aren't members of Auto Scaling groups, they are good candidates for cost savings via Reserved Instances.

Savings Plans#

ElastiCache Nodes are not covered under AWS Savings Plans.


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Last updated Jul 11, 2021