REDIS: Remote Dictionary Server, an in-memory, key-value data store

“Redis is an open-source, networked, in-memory, key-value data store with optional durability. It is written in ANSI C. The development of Redis has been sponsored by Pivotal since May 2013;[1] before that, it was sponsored by VMware.[2][3] According to the monthly ranking by, Redis is the most popular key-value store.[4]” ref:

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storing large scale of data

“…we see an emerging data storage mechanism for storing large scale of data. These storage solution differs quite significantly with the RDBMS model and is also known as the NOSQL…” NOSQL Patterns , NoSQL GraphDB , both articles were from by Ricky Ho’s Blog NoSQL Wiki Page A vendor-independent comparison of NoSQL databases: Cassandra, […]