Redis stands as an open-source in-memory key-value data store and you can use it as a database, cache, message broker, and queue. Redis has also been ranked as the
#4 NoSQL database in user satisfaction and market presence based on user reviews. Here we will show you how to install Redis on Rocky Linux which is a replacement for CentOS.
- Rocky Linux 8
- sudo access
Install Redis on Rocky Linux 8
Step 1. Run system update command:
sudo dnf update
Step 2. Enable
EPEL repository :
sudo dnf install epel-release
Step 3. Install Redis:
sudo dnf install redis
Step 4. Enable and start the Redis service:
systemctl start redis systemctl enable redis systemctl status redis
Step 5. To login to the Redis shell and ping the redis server run:
127.0.0.1:6379> ping PONG 127.0.0.1:6379>
Uninstall Redis on Rocky Linux
Step 1. If you decide to remove redis on Rocky Linux execute:
sudo dnf remove redis
This tutorial shows you how to install the latest Redis version on Rocky Linux 8, and if you decide to use another caching tool instead of Redis there is a section on how to remove it depending on your needs.
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