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Mastering Redis by Jeremy Nelson

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Popular usage patterns

A very popular use pattern for Redis is as an in-memory cache for web applications. Redis is available as a caching option for popular web frameworks such as Django, Ruby-on-Rails, Node.js, and Flask. As a popular caching technology Redis excels in web applications for storing new data while evicting stale data. For web applications, the cached data can range from single HTML character strings, widgets, and elements to entire web pages and websites.

Popular usage patterns

By utilizing Redis's ability to set an expiration time on a key, one of Redis' popular caching strategies called Less Recently Used (LRU) is robust enough to handle even the largest ...

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