Cache

Azure Cache is a family of cache offerings that support high throughput, low-latency data access, to enable building fast, scalable applications.
- Azure Redis Cache (Preview) is based on the popular open source Redis Cache engine. The service gives users access to a secure, dedicated Redis Cache, managed by Microsoft.
- Azure Managed Cache Service: Built on App Fabric Cache. This is a dedicated managed service.
- In-Role Cache: Built on App Fabric Cache. This is a self-hosted cache, available via the Azure SDK.

  1. Work on creation time of Redis Cache

    The time of creating a Redis Cache is to long. It should be improved

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  2. Smaller Premium Redis Instances

    I have a requirement, where need high network performance and enhanced security but only 50MB and 250MB or 1GB size, 6GB cache and paying £205/mo doesn't fit well our current total spend is £450/mo

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  3. scale to basic

    Give an option to rescale back to Basic tier. I started with Basic, switched to Standard but soon realized that I can not utilize it in near future and wanted to roll back to Basic. I was surprised when I saw that this option was not available.

    137 votes
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  4. Fix your Microsoft.Web.RedisOutputCacheProvider

    It seems to work with non authenticated requests only which makes it totally unusable in any real life scenario.

    The details:
    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8682635/why-cant-i-combine-authorize-and-outputcache-attributes-when-using-azure-ca

    107 votes
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  5. Override Default Redis Cache Ports

    Allow us override the default SSL and non-SSL ports. Its really hard to get these ports opened in the Corporate firewall

    101 votes
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  6. Having Smaller Instance of Redis

    The smallest instance right now is 250 megs. I think you should have a tiny instance too of around 50 megs. The price for 250 megs can be high if you start a new application that require some caching but just for few megs.

    95 votes
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  7. Geo-Replication for Azure Redis Cache

    Out of the box Geo-Replication covering multiple regions for Azure Redis Cache.

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  8. Allow vnet integration for standard Redis tier

    vnet is just a good idea generally, an easy way to get basic data segregation and protection but currently many services and pricing tiers do not support it.

    We use Redis and shouldn't have to spend £300/month for Premium just to get VNET integration. Please allow it for standard tier as well.

    53 votes
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  9. Service Status for Maintenance on hosts or Redis Service

    When maintenance is carried out on the Redis Cache hosts or Redis Services, no indication of this is given anywhere.
    We need to be forewarned about maintenance.
    When monitoring starts detecting issues we are then ready for it or at least know why we are getting the connection errors or timeouts.

    Currently when maintenance is done:
    Azure service status => ZERO INDICATION
    Azure Planned maintenance => ZERO INDICATION
    Health Alerts => ZERO INDICATION
    Redis Cache Health => ZERO INIDCATION

    48 votes
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  10. Azure Portal: Redis 'Sets' metric should include counts from cmdstat_hset, cmdstat_hmset

    According to documentation Redis 'Sets' metric should include stats from following commands: cmdstatset, cmdstathset, cmdstathmset, cmdstathsetnx, cmdstatlset, cmdstatmset, cmdstatmsetnx, cmdstatsetbit, cmdstatsetex, cmdstatsetrange, and cmdstat_setnx.

    Stats for hset and hmset commands are never displayed on 'Gets\Sets' chart in Azure portal. I've checked Redis stats using "info commandstats" command and those two stats (cmdstathset, cmdstathmset) are getting updated inside Redis Server but those changes are never reflected in Azure Portal metrics.
    Seems to be a bug.
    Related documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/redis-cache/cache-how-to-monitor

    45 votes
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  11. Add data persistence and VNET support in Standard Tier

    The current plan design is completely unrealistic for real deployment:


    1. Persistence is too important for many situations, for example using redis as a queue for job runner which is very common practice

    2. VNET protection is also basic requirement. Read from redis:
      https://redis.io/topics/security

    REDIS on its own is not designed to work in public network, with or without SSL. Primary reason is being there is no rate limit for such cache, thus making brute force extremely efficient to ***** system password.

    I think with these 2 issues resolved on Standard tier (and most people really dont need premier tier, again totally…

    39 votes
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  12. Provide Redis node event logs

    Currently if a Redis node swaps due to patching or failing there is no way to figure this out in the Azure portal. The only way to find out is to log a service ticket. Which isnt great for the customer and worse for MS.

    Please provide an event log in the portal that customers can use to see what node failures or swaps happen in the cluster.

    36 votes
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  13. Support RedisCache in Azure Stack

    Please add support of RedisCache in Azure Stack

    Azure RedisCache is a fundamental backbone service for applications using autoscaling (e.g: Cloud Service Web and Worker Role).

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  14. When will Microsoft release Azure Redis to be Redis 5.0 compliant so developers can take advantage of Streams and RediSearch?

    When will Microsoft release Azure Redis to be Redis 5.0 compliant so developers can take advantage of Streams and RediSearch?

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  15. Add measurable unit of Redis Cache performance like DTU (for SQL Database)

    We sometimes face performance issues. Microsoft provides the following documentation to investigate timeout problem.
    <https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/cache-how-to-troubleshoot/#stackexchangeredis-timeout-exceptions>

    But we can't identify root cause easily. So personally I think measurable unit of Redis Cache Performance like DTU for SQL database is very useful for customer. I understand Redis Cache Advisor is very helpful for us. But if you can, could you please consider this kind of ability for good experience.

    28 votes
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  16. Provide a free tier for development / test purposes for Redis

    We need a free tier with minimal capabilities / data amounts for development / testing...

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  17. Remove keys from Azure Redis Cache based on key patterns

    Sometime we need to remove keys from cache based on key patterns but right now there is no such feature in console.

    20 votes
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  18. Redis Cache scale down from premium to basic

    Today scale down of Redis cache is not supported from Premium tier to any of the lower tier.
    For cost saving some time it is necessary to do so without loosing access keys.

    15 votes
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  19. Redis cache and web roles instanaces

    We just switched from Windows Azure DistributedCache Session provider to RedisSessionStateProvider. We have two instances in staging and production deployments. When we switch these instance we get big long error

    Server Error in '/' Application.
    Timeout performing EVAL, inst: 1, mgr: Inactive, err: never, queue: 7, qu: 0, qs: 7, qc: 0, wr: 0, wq: 0, in: 0, ar: 0, IOCP: (Busy=0,Free=1000,Min=1,Max=1000), WORKER: (Busy=1,Free=32766,Min=1,Max=32767), clientName: RD0003FF80B9F2
    Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

    Exception Details: System.TimeoutException:…

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