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redis weekly Issue #110
Sep 18 2015

Reading

Testing session replication with Docker, Spring Session and Redis

Redis Wins At the Polls!

Redis won hands down as the top scoring software in the NoSQL database category and # 4 overall among all databases.

How To Back Up Your Redis Data on Ubuntu 14.04

Read how to back up a Redis database on an Ubuntu 14.04 server using rdiff-backup and cron.

Migrating Redis Data

Think of this post as a verbose migration constraint solver. It will start with the ideal means of migration and gradually add constraints. Eventually, it'll arrive at the last resort and see how to work with it.

Heroku Data Links with Postgres and Redis

PostgreSQL has a great feature called Foreign Data Wrappers (FDW) that allows it to connect directly to outside systems. Heroku has dramatically simplified the process of using FDW with PostgreSQL and Redis thanks to Data Links. Let’s try it out.

The SELECT problem in redis

tl;dr: the need to maintain your own indexes for structured data is the sole reason that makes redis unsuitable for certain applications

learn-redis - Learn Redis! Beginners Tutorial using Node.js

A really deep tutorial on how to start using Redis with NodeJS, full of links and ressources...

A bug, a Redis failure, and what we’re doing about it

An explanation on how Hipchat managed their short service disruption caused by Redis ElastiCache.

Free Network Analyzer sponsor

VividCortex’s network traffic analyzer tool for Redis is an easy-to-use, non-intrusive way to gain insight into your server’s activity. Built for Redis servers running on Linux operating systems, it will help you understand your query workload.

Watching

Auto scaling with Ruby, AWS, Jenkins and Redis

This is a basic tech experience to build auto scale with AWS shared from LIVEhouse.in. The slide also includes how they coordinated auto scaling and the release deployment.

Code and libraries

spark-redis - A connector for Spark that allows reading and writing to/from Redis cluster

Spark-Redis provides access to all of Redis' data structures - String, Hash, List, Set and Sorted Set - from Spark as RDDs. The library can be used both with Redis stand-alone as well as clustered databases. When used with Redis cluster, Spark-Redis is aware of its partitioning scheme and adjusts in response to resharding and node failure events.

rtrie - Node.js trie based autocomplete backed by Redis

Trie based autocomplete with Redis.

redis-connection - Single Redis Connection that can be used anywhere in your app and closed once at the end of tests

A Global Redis Connection that can be used anywhere in your app and closed once at the end of tests.

redis-command-stream - Dump a Redis database as a stream of commands

Written in NodeJS/JavaScript using node-redis underneath.


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