ApsaraDB for Redis supports the standard, cluster, and read/write splitting architectures. You can select the instances suitable for your business scenarios.
The following table lists the supported architectures. You can click the architecture name to view details.
|Standard master-replica instances||
||Master-replica architecture to ensure high availability.||
|Cluster master-replica instances||
||Uses a cluster architecture with multiple data shards. Each data shard runs in the master-replica mode and supports connections through proxy servers and internal endpoints.||
|Read/write splitting instances||
||Consists of multiple proxy servers, one master node, one replica node, and one or more read replicas.||
You must understand the following different concepts in ApsaraDB for Redis: architectures, service editions such as Community Edition and Enhanced Edition, series types such as performance-enhanced instances, and engine versions such as Redis 4.0 or 5.0 displayed in the console. The descriptions in this topic and the references are applicable to relevant service editions, series types, and engine versions. For standard instances, you can view their architecture information in Standard master-replica instances. This rule also applies to cluster and read /write splitting instances.