Redis is open-source software that allows the user to store and maintain a persistent and durable database.
Redis has the enormous advantage of supporting a Lua interpreter, meaning that one can write code in tons of
such as Perl, Python, Java, C, C++, Ruby, among many others. Redis was developed mainly by a single programmer, which
is something to admire.
His name is Salvatore Sanfilippo, who is sponsored and supported entirely by Redis Labs, hence the name of the
It was launched around August of 2009, and the team has since expanded to include other proficient programmers of
Redis Labs, such as Pieter Noordhuis.