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redis weekly Issue #98
Jun 26 2015

Reading

The Evolution of Fault Tolerant Redis Cluster

An article from BloomReach that is a massive user of Redis. They use it to store 16 billion URLs in their massive parallel crawlers in. They use it to store/compute Cassandra clients’ access rate for rate limiting purpose in another instance. And this article is focused on yet another particular application — real-time personalization, in which they use Redis to store in-session user activities.

Redis is easy. Redis is trivial. Redis is HARD!

Single server Redis is easy, Primary/slave replication is trivial, Automatic service discovery and failover is HARD

Watching

Redis Configuration - Redis Series Episode 9

In this 9th episode, Christophe Limpalair go over some of the most important to know configuration settings for Redis. Use it in a production server? You should know the behavior inside and out, especially if you expect a lot of traffic.

Get more than a cache back! The Microsoft Azure Redis Cache

Serving up content on the Internet is something our web sites do daily. But are we doing this in the fastest way possible? How are users in faraway countries experiencing our apps? Why do we have three webservers serving the same content over and over again? In this session, Maarten Balliauw explore the Azure Content Delivery Network or CDN, a service which makes it easy to serve up blobs, videos and other content from servers close to our users. Maarten explore simple file serving as well as some more advanced, dynamic edge caching scenarios.

Code and libraries

node-redis-keychain

RedisKeychain is a Node.js library for streamlining the configuration and maintenance of your Redis namespace.

RGP - Redis Graph via Python

RGP provides a simple directed graph database built on top of Redis and utilizes a set of Python classes as its interface. Both vertices and edges can have data and can be queried when traversing the graph.

dynomite - A generic dynamo implementation for different k-v storage engines

Dynomite, inspired by Dynamo whitepaper, is a thin, distributed dynamo layer for different storages and protocols (e.g. redis, memcache).
Dynomite’s design goal is to turn those single-server datastore solutions into peer-to-peer, linearly scalable, clustered systems while still preserving the native client/server protocols of the datastores, e.g., Redis protocol.

Twemproxy 0.4.1 released

... with support for dynamic hostname resolution and other changes


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