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We're super excited to roll-out the new Redis by Clever Cloud add-on for all of our users. Redis is a blazing-fast key-value store, perfect for low-latency storage. We're glad to provide it in our own way today, with a little surprise. :)

Introducing Redis by Clever Cloud + Redsmin

We wanted to build the best Redis Database as a Service for our users, along with our other add-ons MySQL, PostgreSQL and MongoDB.

But we also wanted to take our Redis add-on further by providing state-of-the-art tooling with it. To that extent, each new Redis add-on comes with Redsmin, the best Redis administration and monitoring system. We had the pleasure to introduce Redsmin as a new add-on a few months ago; now it's simpler than ever.

To use Redsmin with your Redis by Clever Cloud, just head to your configuration panel. Redsmin is already there, along with the backups.

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You will find the Redis add-on in the console, with a free plan if you want to use it right away. For bigger needs, we provide plans for up to 2.5 GB Redis instances.

Use cases

Redis gained a high popularity these last years. The community did a really good job, allowing Redis to be easy to setup and to integrate in many languages. This popularity and this technical success led Redis to be used as a multi-purpose database:

  • Session storage: You can use Redis to track easily your users data on your app. Store the sessions in an easy way to keep users' data available for your stateless apps.
  • Queuing jobs : Redis comes with interesting primitives like BLPOP, a blocking list pop primitive. This feature allows workers to wait for jobs to get pushed onto the queue.
  • Caching: Redis is well known for its caching capabilities. If you have assets or data that are frequently used, Redis may be a good way to serve them in an efficient way.

We hope you'll find in our Redis offer with Redsmin a great way to build awesome apps.

Happy coding!


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By Clément Nivolle

Chief Marketing Officer and co-founder of Clever Cloud. Clement is also in charge of the global user experience.