Resources for getting up to speed with Redis

Redis has been about for some time now but my first real experience with it was fairly recently whilst at ExamTime and it wasn't something I needed to hack on top of, at Buffer we have decided to start using it for some new functionality we are building out so I decided it would probably be best to bone up a little on it and get up to speed with Redis.

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Redis Logo

Before I list the resources I will give a very basic background, so that if you have stumbled upon this page you don't waste your time going through a load of other pages that will be meaningless to you!

Essentially Redis is a key-value store, but it is a bit more than that, this is from the Redis website:

Redis is an open source, BSD licensed, advanced key-value store. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets.

Here are the resources I have used to help get up and running with Redis;

I have also followed the following Redis folk on Twitter;

@antierz - Created Redis
@redisfeed - Offical Redis related stuff
@karlseguin - Wrote the Little Redis Book
@dr_josiah - Author of Redis in Action

If you have any resources you would like to share, please leave them in the comments :-)

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