Redis and Node Part 4/4: Lua Scripting

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This is the final part in this series on using Redis with Node.js. The content of these posts is partially adapted from my book, Advanced Microservices. There is also a companion presentation, Node, Redis, and You!, which I’ve given at several meetups and a conference. The nice thing about the MULTI / EXEC commands is that they… Read more »

Redis and Node Part 3/4: Atomicity with MULTI

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This is part three of a four part series on using Redis with Node.js. The content of these posts is partially adapted from my book, Advanced Microservices. There is also a companion presentation, Node, Redis, and You!, which I’ve given at several meetups and a conference. Issuing single commands in Redis are atomic, which means they’re self… Read more »

Redis and Node Part 2/4: Shared State

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This is part two of a four part series on using Redis with Node.js. If you’re wondering how we got here take a look at Redis and Node Part 1: The Basics. The content of these posts is partially adapted from my book, Advanced Microservices. There is also a companion presentation, Node, Redis, and You!, which I’ve… Read more »

Redis and Node Part 1/4: The Basics

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This is part one of a four part series on using Redis with Node.js. The content of these posts is partially adapted from my book, Advanced Microservices. There is also a companion presentation, Node, Redis, and You!, which I’ve given at several meetups and a conference. Introduction to Redis At its heart, Redis is an… Read more »

SF Node November 2016 – Node, Redis, and You!

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Here’s a recording of my talk from the November SFNode Meetup. In this talk I discuss using Redis with Node.js, how to use it for sharing state between multiple Node.js processes, and how to perform atomic operations using MULTI/EXEC and EVAL/EVALSHA. You can also View the Presentation directly if you don’t want to hear me… Read more »

PHP, Redis, and You!

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Here’s the code and notes for a presentation I’m giving this Saturday on PHP and Redis: github.com/tlhunter/php-and-redis-example Even if you’re not going to presentation, feel free to check it out and give it a try. Redis is pretty simple to use and quite powerful once you get the hang of it.

Installing Redis on Debian as a Service

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If you’d like to have the most recent version of Redis installed on your Debian machine, follow along with this guide. Unfortunately, the process of installing it is not as easy as `sudo apt-get install redis`, which you probably already knew since you’re reading this. The current version of Redis, at the time of me writing… Read more »

Transitioning Careers and Building Skills

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Last Friday was my last day at my previous employer. I was there for about two years (minus a few months for the startup in California). I made a lot of friends there and worked on some cool projects, but the gypsy in me felt it was time to move onto the next chapter. Since… Read more »

A Primer on Web Caching

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A lot of this article will apply to any network based application, but since I’m a web developer, I’m going to put a web spin on things. Also, I couldn’t help but get into compression a little while discussing browser caching. Caching is a vital part of any high traffic web app, especially ones which… Read more »