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  1. Redis is an open source in-memory data structure project implementing a distributed, in-memory key-value database with optional durability.

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    How to choose the right API Gateway about 12 days ago:

    Next, review deployment complexity such as DB-less versus database-backed deployments. For example, Kong does require running Cassandra or Postgres. Apigee requires Cassandra, Zookeeper, and Postgres to run, while other solutions like Express Gateway and Tyk only require Redis. Apache APISIX uses etcd as its data store, it stores and manages routing-related and plugin-related configurations in etcd in the Data...
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    How to Scale Ruby on Rails Applications about 18 days ago:

    Now that we know what to cache and the techniques Rails provides to store things in the cache, the next logical question is — where do we cache this data? Rails comes with several in-built cache store adapters. The most popular cache stores for production use cases are Redis and Memcached. There are a couple of other options as well — the file store and memory store. A full discussion of these stores can be found...