Redis is a popular NoSQL in-memory database. Since the entire database is present in the memory, database queries are blazingly fast. Redis is also known to offer support for a robust variety of data types, and it's a multipurpose tool that can be used as a database, a memory-cache, or even as a message broker.
In this book, we will use Redis for IGWEB's data persistence needs. We will be running our Redis instance on the default port of 6379.
We issue the following commands to download and install Redis:
$ wget http://download.redis.io/releases/redis-4.0.2.tar.gz$ tar xzf redis-4.0.2.tar.gz$ cd redis-4.0.2$ make$ sudo make install
An alternative to fetching Redis using the wget command is to obtain it from the Redis Downloads ...