Microsoft Azure Redis Cache is based on the popular open source Redis Cache. It gives users access to a secure, dedicated Redis Cache, managed by Microsoft. Users get the best of both worlds, the rich Redis feature set and ecosystem, and reliable hosting and monitoring from Microsoft.
Microsoft Azure Redis Cache is available in the following tiers:
Microsoft Azure Redis Cache helps your application stay responsive even as user load increases. It does so by leveraging the low latency, high-throughput capabilities of the Redis engine. This separate distributed cache layer allows your data tier to scale independently for more efficient use of compute resources in your application layer.