This guide explains how upgrading works, and what is required of application owners when upgrading their Redis databases.
The following lists the process that happens when you upgrade to a new plan:
Note: Before upgrading, you may want to download a backup of your instance since these backups will no longer be accessible to you after upgrading.
$ heroku addons:upgrade openredis:small
After you do that, a new instance, with a new URL will be
OPENREDIS_URL will also be updated
automatically and your application will be restarted gradually.
Please note that if you’re not using the
directly, your application will not get the changes. Update your
app first to use
OPENREDIS_URL before upgrading, or make sure
you change any custom
REDIS_URL you are using to the new