Popular web services such as Twitter, GitHub, Pinterest, Snapchat, StackOverflow, and others use Redis (Remote dictionary server) because of its ability to deliver small pieces of information VERY quickly. Similar to Memcached, Redis stores data in memory.
Image source: Choosing between Redis and Memcached
Redis Monitoring tools and useful links
Redmon Redis monitoring
Collectd Redis plugin
Datadoghq Redis monitoring
Appdynamics Redis Extension
Instrumental Redis monitoring
Redis Desktop GUI
Redis on Github
Redis.io and Redis-cli.
Twitter uses Redis and Memcache clusters at an enormous scale: caching users, timelines, tweets, and more.
Github uses Redis as a persistent key/value store for routing information and a variety of other data.
Stackoverflow uses Redis as a caching layer for the entire network.
Airbnb sorts top scores into Redis for consumption by the front end.
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Originally published: Oct 29th, 2017 | Last updated: August 09th, 2021