An in-memory database that persists on disk

What is Redis?

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.

Redis is a tool in the In-Memory Databases category of a tech stack.

Redis is an open source tool with 36.5K Github Stars and 14K Github Forks. Here’s a link to Redis's open source repository on Github

Redis Reviews

Here are some stack decisions and reviews by companies and developers who chose Redis in their tech stack.

Who Uses Redis?

3181 companies use Redis including Airbnb, Uber, and Instagram.

Redis integrates with

Datadog, Clever Cloud, Presto, Heroku Redis, and Google Cloud Memorystore are some of the popular tools that integrate with Redis. Here's a list of all 33 tools that integrate with Redis.

Why people like Redis

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Redis.



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Redis's alternatives

  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • RabbitMQ - RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging
  • Hazelcast - Clustering and highly scalable data distribution platform for Java
  • Cassandra - Cassandra is a partitioned row store. Rows are organized into tables with a required primary key.
  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database

See all alternatives to Redis