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Memcached vs Redis - More Different Than You Would Expect

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    Using the Bridge Pattern in Laravel about 4 months ago:

    As you'll have probably noticed in the Laravel documentation and in your project's config, Laravel supports a few different drivers for caching, including: Redis, DynamoDB, Memcached and the database. So, for example, if we were to set our cache driver in our .env file to CACHE_DRIVER=redis, when we run our code snippet above, the data would be stored in our Redis cache. However, if we were to change the driver to...
  2. Redis is an open source in-memory data structure project implementing a distributed, in-memory key-value database with optional durability.

    API Development: The Complete Guide for Building APIs Without... about 2 days ago:

    First, an API needs a data source. In most cases, this will be a database like MySQL, MongoDB, or Redis (don’t worry if you don’t know what those are, they’re basically just ways that programmers store data), but it could also be something simpler like a text file or spreadsheet. The API’s data source can usually be updated through the API itself, but it might be updated independently if you want your API to be...