What is Redis and why it is used for?
Redis stands for REmote DIctionary Server. Redis is an open-source in-memory database which stores the data in the key-value pairs.
For example:- NAME = Ram, here NAME is the key and Ram is the value. In-memory database means that the data is stored in the memory, but the data can also be stored in the disk.
Benefits of Redis
- in-memory database, therefore, it is swift.
- Uses the data structure to store the data
- Supports data replication
- Can be used as a cache system as well as the database.