Five Key Takeaways for Developing with Redis

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Use Server-Side Lua Scripts

As a developer, you'll be navigating familiar ground once you embrace Redis' ability to run Lua scripts. One of the easiest languages to pick up, Lua offers you the ability to express your creativity with code that runs inside the Redis server itself. When applied correctly, Lua scripts can make a world of difference in terms of performance and resource consumption.

Modern applications have a general list of needs to not only survive, but thrive in today's fast-paced cloud environments. These include low response times (less than 100 milliseconds), limitless scalability, high availability and optimal performance. Redis, an open source data structure server, has proven to be one of the most popular options with developers among a bevy of modern database options for speed and performance.

Many of the leading use cases for using Redis are also the most demanding, including social applications and online advertising and gaming.

According to Itamar Haber, chief developers advocate at Redis Labs, developing an application with Redis can be a lot of fun, but you should keep a few points in mind while designing a Redis-based application to get the most from the lightning-fast database. This slideshow features a list of the top five priorities a developer should pay attention to when using Redis.

 

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