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Mastering Redis

By : Jeremy Nelson
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Mastering Redis

By: Jeremy Nelson

Overview of this book

Redis is the most popular, open-source, key value data structure server that provides a wide range of capabilities on which multiple platforms can be be built. Its fast and flexible data structures give your existing applications an edge in the development environment. This book is a practical guide which aims to help you deep dive into the world of Redis data structure to exploit its excellent features. We start our journey by understanding the need of Redis in brief, followed by an explanation of Advanced key management. Next, you will learn about design patterns, best practices for using Redis in DevOps environment and Docker containerization paradigm in detail. After this, you will understand the concept of scaling with Redis cluster and Redis Sentinel , followed by a through explanation of incorporating Redis with NoSQL technologies such as Elasticsearch and MongoDB. At the end of this section, you will be able to develop competent applications using these technologies. You will then explore the message queuing and task management features of Redis and will be able to implement them in your applications. Finally, you will learn how Redis can be used to build real-time data analytic dashboards, for different disparate data streams.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering Redis
About the Author
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Redis Labs

In 2015, Salvatore Sanfilippo creator and principal developer of Redis, accepted a position at Redis Labs as the lead for open source development and Redis Labs also became the principal sponsor of Redis as well. Redis Labs is headquartered in Mountain View, California with their Research and Development offices located in Tel Aviv, Israel. Redis Labs offers two Redis products (as well as a Memecached hosting service) Redis Labs Enterprise Cluster (RLEC) and Redis Cloud. RLEC is an enterprise cluster product that encapsulates multiple Redis databases into a highly scalable and available environment running in a Docker container. RLEC supports multiple types of configuration including a single Redis instance with one Master node, highly available Redis master instance with one or more Redis slave instances, a Redis cluster database with multiple master shards, and finally a setup similar to Redis Cluster with multiple master shards instances with each master being replicated to...