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Mastering Redis by Jeremy Nelson

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Summary

This chapter introduced Docker, a container technology for Linux, that can ease the difficulties of managing Redis-based applications by providing isolated, replicated, and fast application virtualization without the need to launch a new virtual machine. We went through the steps to download and launch a container instance of the official Redis Docker image and showed how to send in various command-line options for running Redis in a Redis container. We then looked at how Docker compose can be used to automate and simplify the deployment of multiple containers in a typical application. Finally, we examined three-cloud hosting options for running your Redis application and some of the advantages and disadvantages of each option. In Chapter ...

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