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Mastering Redis by Jeremy Nelson

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Experimenting with Redis

Redis's rich set of data types allows for easy and fast experimentation of data-based algorithms and approaches on information. In my own experience with Redis, this ability to quickly model and use solutions is based on the characteristics of the different data structures of Redis and the flexibility in defining the structure and syntax of the keys. I was impressed and excited to be able to name a chunk of malleable data and to relate this name with other keys through the naming semantics of the key. This is a great feature of Redis that is sometimes underappreciated as to how powerful and useful a tool it can be in developing and understanding your data.

I first started experimenting with Redis in 2011 as a metadata and ...

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