Mitigating and preventing connection storms to keep a Redis Cluster highly available

By Shawn Wang

A connection storm could brown out your entire Redis cluster at peak traffic time, causing downtime and impacting your application. These traffic spikes can happen unexpectedly, due to a malicious attack or a misconfigured client timeout, so the best time to prepare for them is before they happen. In this session we introduce some best practices for avoiding connection storms at the client, host, and Redis server level to keep your Redis clusters highly available at all times.