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redis weekly Issue #178
Feb 2 2017

Featured

Redis 3.2.7 is out: IMPORTANT SECURITY FIXES INSIDE : redis

Upgrade urgency HIGH.

The first release candidate of Redis 4.0 is out

Reading

Mastering Redis high-availability and blocking connections

"The biggest assumption is that Redis is either running or not running, which is a reasonable assumption when you have a single instance of Redis. When you have a high availability configuration for Redis, you need to be aware that the Redis you are talking to may, or may not be, the master and if it isn't you can't write to it, but you'll only know that when you write to it. If that sounds a little "Schroedinger's Cat Picture Database", let us explain further."

Caching Distributed Work Output in Redis with ASP.NET Core

Two simple ways to optimise Redis access in a PHP front-end application

TL;DR: Request bundling and deferred updates.

Learn Redis the hard way (in production)

For our products, like the trivago hotel search, we are using Redis a lot. The use cases vary: Caching, temporary storage of data before moving those into another storage or a typical database for hotel meta data including persistence.

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Watching

Salvatore "Antirez" Sanfilippo - An overview of REDIS Security

An overview of REDIS Security by Redis creator, Antirez.

Code and libraries

Laravel-RedisStore - Adds functionality to the Cache's built-in RedisStore

The RedisStore that comes with the Laravel Cache does not compress string values out of the box. The RedisStore in this package does. Caching string values can save a ton of memory and/or network bandwidth depending on cached item size and request frequency.

redis-gcra: Redis-backed rate limiting based on generic cell rate algorithm

This gem is an implementation of GCRA for rate limiting based on Redis. The code requires Redis version 3.2 or newer since it relies on replicate_commands feature.


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