This topic describes the specifications of persistent memory-optimized instances of the ApsaraDB for Redis Enhanced Edition (Tair), including the instances in the standard or cluster architecture. These specifications include the memory capacity, maximum number of connections, and maximum bandwidth.

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Terms

persistent memory-optimized instance
Persistent memory-optimized instances adopt Intel Optane DC persistent memory (AEP) to support large-capacity in-memory databases that are compatible with open source Redis. A persistent memory-optimized instance persists each operation and does not use disks to implement data persistence. Compared with an ApsaraDB for Redis Community Edition instance, it reduces costs by up to 30% and delivers almost the same throughput and latency. This improves the reliability of business data. For more information, see Persistent memory-optimized instances.
ESSD
Enhanced SSDs (ESSDs) are disks provided by Alibaba Cloud. For more information about the terms and performance levels of ESSDs, see ESSDs.
Note ESSDs are used only to store system operating data, such as logs, and backup data and are not used as the media to read or write data.

Instance specifications

The following table lists the specifications of a single shard. The performance of a cluster instance can be calculated by using the following formula: Performance of a cluster instance = Number of shards in the instance × Performance of each shard specified by instance specifications.

Instance type InstanceClass value (used in API operations) Specifications Maximum number of connections Maximum bandwidth value (Mbit/s)
Number of CPU cores Persistent memory (GB)
Master-replica 4 GB persistent memory tair.scm.standard.1m.4d 3 4 30,000 96
Master-replica 8 GB persistent memory tair.scm.standard.2m.8d 3 8 30,000 96
Master-replica 16 GB persistent memory tair.scm.standard.4m.16d 3 16 30,000 96
Master-replica 32 GB persistent memory tair.scm.standard.8m.32d 3 32 30,000 96
Master-replica 64 GB persistent memory tair.scm.standard.16m.64d 3 64 30,000 96

Performance

The specifications described in this topic apply to persistent memory-optimized instances in the standard or cluster architecture. For more information about the standard architecture and the cluster architecture, see Standard master-replica instances and Cluster master-replica instances.

Architecture Performance
Standard The performance of standard instances is as described in the instance specifications table.
Cluster The performance of cluster instances is calculated by using the following formula: Performance of a cluster instance = Number of shards in the instance × Performance of each shard specified by instance specifications. For example, a cluster instance has four shards of the tair.scm.standard.2m.8d type, which is the second instance type in Instance specifications. The following items show the performance of each shard:
  • CPU cores: 3 cores
  • Bandwidth: 96 Mbit/s
  • Maximum number of connections: 30,000

The following items show the performance of the cluster instance:

  • CPU cores: 12 cores
  • Bandwidth: 384 Mbit/s
  • Maximum number of connections: 120,000

Notes about CPU cores

To ensure service stability, the system reserves a CPU core to process background tasks. In a cluster instance or a read/write splitting instance, the system reserves a CPU core for each data shard or each read replica to process background tasks.