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redis weekly Issue #124
Dec 26 2015

Featured

Redis 3.2 Release Candidate 1 is out!

In two words, what is Redis 3.2? It's Geo indexing, Memory optimizations and Scripting improvements. There are a lot more things, but the above three may give you the sense of the release.

Redis 3.0.6 and 2.8.24 are out - Redis-trib now supports rebalancing and key migration is faster

Reading

Redis 3.2 upcoming GEO* commands

GEOADD, GEOHASH, GEOPOS, GEODIST, GEORADIUS and GEORADIUSBYMEMBER.

VMA Improves Redis Transaction Rate and Latency (Memtier Benchmark)

This post demonstrates latency and throughput benchmark using RedisLabs memtier benchmark over VMA (Virtual Memory Area).

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Watching

Redis For Everything - Yaron Wittenstein at Rails Israel 2015 conference

Developers often associate Redis with terms like caching/optimisations and not as a primary data-store. At Spot.IM they use Redis differently than any other company, by using it exclusively for all aspects of its data storage.

Code and libraries

redis_record - Simple ORM for Redis & Ruby/Rails

Gem provides simple ORM for redis/ruby/rails.

redpubsub - Custom pub/sub system for Meteor on top of Redis

Custom pub/sub system that works through channels (so we avoid that that every oplog change hits every Meteor instance creating an exponential scaling problem). It use Redis to communicate between Meteor processes.

redix-cluster - a wrapper for redix to support redis cluster

swift-redis - Redis bridges for Swift

Much serious backend development, for better or for worse, tends to depend on Redis for distributed synchronization of data. Swift isn't a serious force for developers trying to do meaningful work on the server without bindings for systems such as Redis. This package wraps the hiredis library, a solid and proven backbone to most Redis client libraries.


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