Azure Redis Cache Strategies: Turbocharge Your .NET App’s Performance

Ibrahim Jaber
3 min readDec 18, 2023

Greetings, Speed Seekers! In our previous adventure, we unleashed the power of Azure Redis Cache to elevate your .NET app’s speed. Now, let’s delve deeper into the realm of caching excellence with strategies that will take your app’s performance to unprecedented heights. Imagine your code as a maestro orchestrating a symphony of speed — let’s fine-tune it with these Redis strategies!

Strategy 1: The Cache-All Magic Spell

Imagine this: Your app frequently accesses various pieces of data. Instead of fetching each item individually, cast the Cache-All Magic Spell. This strategy involves storing entire sets of data in Redis, reducing the number of round trips to your database.

public class CacheMaestro
{
private readonly ConnectionMultiplexer _redisConnection;

public CacheMaestro(string redisConnectionString)
{
_redisConnection = ConnectionMultiplexer.Connect(redisConnectionString);
}

public List<string> GetAllItems()
{
IDatabase cache = _redisConnection.GetDatabase();
List<string> cachedItems = cache.ListRange("AllItems");

if (cachedItems == null || cachedItems.Count == 0)
{
// Fetch all items from the database
// ... (simulate fetching data)

// Store…

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Ibrahim Jaber

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