HealthStream

CASE STUDY

We wanted a system that was not only blazing fast but also highly available and reliable. Only Redis Labs could meet our grueling requirements while providing operational simplicity and tremendous ease of deployment.


— Brent Holliman, Director of Product
Architecture, HealthStream

Company: HealthStream
Industry: Healthcare

The Customer:

HealthStream is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through the development of healthcare professionals. To achieve this mission, the company’s platforms provide solutions like training and learning management, talent management, performance assessment, credentialing, and simulation-based training programs to 4.5 million U.S. healthcare professionals.

The Challenge:

HealthStream needed an easy-to-deploy, blazing-fast datastore that could enhance user responsiveness with low operational overhead and high availability.

The Solution:

After an extensive evaluation of caching technologies, HealthStream selected Redis Enterprise. It demonstrated superb performance and high availability, powering a rollout of new courses.

The Benefits:

Having demonstrated its high performance, high availability, and operational simplicity, Redis Enterprise is now being deployed as a cache for all of HealthStream’s distributed systems

“Only Redis Labs could meet our grueling requirements while providing operational simplicity and tremendous ease of deployment.”
— Brent Holliman, Director of Product Architecture, HealthStream

When healthcare workers feel supported and motivated, that means better patient outcomes. This is the mission of HealthStream, whose platforms provide solutions like training and learning management, talent management, performance assessment, credentialing, and simulation-based training programs to 4.5 million U.S. healthcare professionals. HealthStream is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through the development of healthcare professionals.

HealthStream needed a high performance datastore that could enhance user responsiveness with low operational overhead. “We wanted a system that was not only blazing fast but also highly available and reliable,” says Brent Holliman, HealthStream Director of Product Architecture. “Only Redis Labs could meet our grueling requirements while providing operational simplicity and tremendous ease of deployment.”


Benefits of adopting Redis Enterprise 

Redis Enterprise has firmly established itself as the caching system of choice at HealthStream. Having demonstrated its high performance, high availability, and operational simplicity, Redis Enterprise is now being deployed as a cache to all distributed systems across HealthStream. “Redis’ data structures make a tremendous impact on our application’s performance,” Holliman says. “Redis Labs’ expertise and enterprise capabilities saved us months of effort in implementing Redis.”

Adopting Redis Enterprise means that HealthStream was able to roll out a series of new courses. With its tremendous impact on application performance, coupled with operational simplicity and <1ms latency, Redis Enterprise delivers the most cost-effective database solution for HealthStream’s enterprise applications. Backed by Redis Labs’ expertise, Healthstream accomplished a fast rollout of Redis Enterprise to its mission-critical applications, bringing a quick return on investment for the team.