EBOOK – REDIS IN ACTION

This book covers the use of Redis, an in-memory database/data structure server.

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A.3 Installing on Windows

Before we get into how to install Redis on Windows, I’d like to point out that running
Redis on Windows isn’t recommended, for a variety of reasons. In this section we’ll
cover these points:

  • Reasons why you shouldn’t be running Redis on Windows.
  • How to download, install, and run a precompiled Windows binary.
  • How to download and install Python for Windows.
  • How to install the Redis client library.

Our first step is to discuss why you shouldn’t be running Redis on Windows.