November 12, 2013

Installing Redis and setting up Master – Slave Replication

Redis is an Open Source in memory Key – Value Data Store that has gained in popularity over the past few years. It is currently in use and highly praised by tech companies such as Twitter, Stack Exchange and Github.

Since I’ve seen quite a few comments about Redis in the past few weeks I figured it would be a good time to write about installing Redis and setting up Master – Slave Replication.

Setup the Master Server

Install the Server

In this article we will be installing Redis on Ubuntu 13.10; we can do this using the apt package manager.

ubuntu@redis-master:~$ sudo apt-get install redis-server

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