# Redis Throttling Analyzer PRO
|Category||Severity||Time To Fix|
|🚀 Performance||Minor||5 minutes|
This analyzer detects if you are using Redis in your application and also using the
ThrottleRequests request middleware.
If you are using Redis, it is recommended to use the
ThrottleRequestsWithRedis middleware instead of the
ThrottleRequests middleware because of the following reasons:
- The Redis specific middleware is atomic. This means that the counter is more accurate for high frequency hits than the
ThrottleRequestsmiddleware, which is not atomic.
- The performance of the Redis specific middleware is better due to only 1 Redis operation over the network versus 5 Redis commands invoked over the network with the