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Mastering Redis by Jeremy Nelson

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Summary

The decision as to whether Redis is the correct choice for a new project or to solve a data problem you might be experiencing really depends on the nature of your data and what you're trying to accomplish with your project. Redis, unlike relational databases or NoSQL document stores, does not require you to structure your data first before using it. Redis provides a direct, more algorithmic manipulation of your data through the use of a variety of data structures such as lists, hashes, sets, and sorted sets. Even if Redis is not your final choice, the exercise of breaking down your data into these data structures will help deepen the context and the analysis of the issue that you're trying to solve. A detailed example of such experimentation ...

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