Aiven for Redis¶
What is Aiven for Redis?¶
Aiven for Redis is a fully managed in-memory NoSQL database, deployable in the cloud of your choice which can help you store and access data quickly and efficiently.
Redis is an open-source tool, and a “data structure store” used as a database, cache, and message broker. Redis provides data structures such as strings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets with range queries, bitmaps, hyperloglogs, geospatial indexes, and streams. Redis has built-in replication, Lua scripting, LRU eviction, transactions, and different levels of on-disk persistence, and provides high availability via Redis Sentinel and automatic partitioning with Redis Cluster.
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Get started with Aiven for Redis¶
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Ways to use Aiven for Redis¶
Redis is usually used as an auxiliary data store, working with a main database (e.g. PostgreSQL).
Redis is used for transient data, for caching values for fast access, and for data that could be recreated such as session data. Redis isn’t persistent storage by default, although it can be configured to persist.