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redis weekly Issue #158
Sep 1 2016

Featured

Over 18,000 Redis Instances Targeted by Fake Ransomware

"There are over 18k Redis instances exposed to the Internet, a vast majority of which are running an out-of-date version of Redis
We found automated attacks scanning the Internet trying to compromise devices running Redis with fake ransomware
Evidence of these attacks was found on 13k (72%) of the hosts running Redis, indicating that the hosts could be compromised
After setting up a honeypot to catch attackers, we recorded an attempted attack in just hours"

Reading

Debugging Lua in Redis

Redis 3.2 brought with it a Redis Lua debugger so let's have a quick look at it.

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Watching

Managing Data with Amazon ElastiCache for Redis

Learn how to ingest and analyze sensor data using Amazon ElastiCache for Redis and the AWS IoT Service. Learn how to use ElastiCache Redis for Time-Series data

Code and libraries

dstat-redis.cr: Store dstat output into redis as JSON string

xmppredis: Implementation XMPP / REDIS bridge in C

Xmppredis will forward messages between Jabber and REDIS-queue's using Redis Pub/Sub capabilities.

redlog: Redis style logger for Go

log := redlog.New(os.Stderr)
log.Printf("Server started at 10.0.1.5:6379")
log.Debugf("Connected to leader")
log.Warningf("Heartbeat timeout reached, starting election")

[93324:M] 29 Aug 09:30:59.943 * Server started at 10.0.1.5:6379
[93324:M] 29 Aug 09:31:01.892 . Connected to leader
[93324:M] 29 Aug 09:31:02.331 # Heartbeat timeout reached, starting election 

cqrs-erlang: CQRS Erlang Framework with REDIS

Not maintained but very interesting project.

redis_getlock: Distributed locking using redis

Unlike other implementations available, this gem ensures releasing orphaned lock shortly.


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