Redis Introduction & Initial Installation: Linux, Windows, macOS

Redis is an open source database built on top of an in-memory data structure, allowing for fast data storage and processing. Here are the initial Redis installation instructions on Linux, Windows and macOS.

Installing Redis on Linux

Step 1: Install the necessary dependencies:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install build-essential
sudo apt install tcl

Step 2: Download and install Redis:

tar xzf redis-x.y.z.tar.gz
cd redis-x.y.z
sudo make install

Step 3: Check the Redis installation:

redis-server --version
redis-cli ping


Installing Redis on Windows

Step 1: Download Redis from the official website:

Step 2: Unzip the downloaded zip file.

Step 3: Navigate to the extracted folder and run redis-server.exe to start Redis Server.

Step 4: To use the Redis Command Line Interface (CLI), open Command Prompt, navigate to the extracted folder, and run redis-cli.exe.


Installing Redis on macOS

Step 1: Install Homebrew if you haven't already:

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL"

Step 2: Install Redis via Homebrew:

brew update
brew install redis

Step 3: Start Redis Server:

brew services start redis

Step 4: Check the Redis installation:

redis-server --version
redis-cli ping

After successful installation, you can start using Redis to store and process data quickly on your Linux, Windows, and macOS platforms.