Chapter 7. Search-based applications
This chapter covers
- Searching in Redis
- Scoring your search results
- Ad targeting
- Job search
Over the last several chapters, I’ve introduced a variety of topics and problems that can be solved with Redis. Redis is particularly handy in solving a class of problems that I generally refer to as search-based problems. These types of problems primarily involve the use of SET and ZSET intersection, union, and difference operations to find items that match a specified criteria.
In this chapter, I’ll introduce the concept of searching for content with Redis SETs. We’ll then talk about scoring and sorting our search results based on a few different options. After getting all of the basics out of the way, we’ll ...