Two years since its initial release, Redis already has an impressive list of adopters, including Engine Yard, GitHub, Craigslist, and Digg. This open source data structure server is built for speed and flexibility, making it ideal for many applications. If you're using Redis, or considering it, this concise cookbook provides recipes for a variety of issues you're likely to...more
ebook, 78 pages
Published July 25th 2011 by O'Reilly Media
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Oct 17, 2011 Gafitescu Daniel rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
1. Downloading the source
You can download Redis from the official site or directly from the Github
project, either using Git or your browser to fetch a snapshot of one the branches
or tags. This allows you get to get development versions, release candidates, etc.
Redis compilation is straightforward. The only required tools should be a C com-
piler (normally GCC) and Make. If you want to run the test suite, you also need
After unpacking the source and changing your...more
Overall this is a good overview with some nice use cases. You'll profit most from the code examples if you know some Ruby but the examples are not that esoteric that you won't understand them if you don't. What I'm missing most from the book is an index so you can get from a command to the use case and/or the quick reference that accompanies some of the recipes. Another niggle I have: you would think that it's pretty easy to catch typos in a volume as slim as this one but be prepared to encounte...more
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