Wednesday 28 December 2016

How to install redis on wamp server?

How to install redis on wamp server?

Question: What is Redis?
it is an open source advanced key-value database storage system like NoSQL.

Question: Why Redis is used?
Redis is used for caching to speed up application.

Question: How redis helpful in Optimization?
Redis operations can be executed on the server side and reduce the client's workload.

Question: What type of data can be stored in Redis server?
Redis store complex data structures like strings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets, bitmaps and hyperlogs as its key values.

Question: Why redis is fast?
Redis is inherently fast as it stores data in memory.

Question: How to install redis in wampserver?
  1. Download the redis
       A) Download Redis setup For 32 Bit System and Install
       B) Download Redis Setup for 64 Bit system and follow below steps.    
    1. Extract the zip file
    2. Place the unzip file in c:\redis
    3. Run redis-server.exe from c:\redis
    4. then Run redis-cli.exe from c:\redis
  2. Check out your php version and know whether thread safety is enabled or not(by using phpinfo()).
  3. Now we need to download the php_redis.dll. Download the php_redis.dll from PECL.
    Download as per PHP Version and thread based.
  4. Extract the zip file.
  5. Copy the php_redis.dll and paste to following folder in Wamp Server.
  6. Add the following line in your php.ini
  7. Re-start the wamp Server.
  8. Do phpinfo() and search redis. It will start displaying which means its Redis is installed
  9. Learn and Work with redis.

Question: How to check redis is installed Or Not?
try {
    $redis = new Redis();
    $redis->connect('localhost', 6379);
    $redis->set('name', 'Redis is Installed');
    echo $glueStatus = $redis->get('name');
} catch (Exception $ex) {
    echo $ex->getMessage();