Synopses & Reviews
Whether youre new to Redis or have been using this data store for some time, Redis: The Definitive Guide will show you the best programming patterns and practices for building high-performance, high volume applications with Redis, one of the most popular of the tools put under the rubric of NoSQL. Youll also get a collection of recipes to help you solve scores of common problems. Discover why Redis is one of the most popular solutions to deal with big data problems.
About the Author
Salvatore Sanfilippo is the creator and primary developer of the Redis database. He open-sourced Redis in early 2009, and has actively developed it since then. Salvatore is also the author of hping, a widely-used network security tool and the inventor of the Idle Scan, one of the Nmap port scanning methods. He has written extensively about Redis, as well as the programming language Tcl. Salvatore's development efforts are currently supported by VMware. Salvatore is a native of Sicily, where he lives and works.
Ted Nyman is a software engineer at Whiskey Media. He got his database education when still a kid, coding SQL for the local Democratic Party. Eventually he got into web development, and has been there ever since. Ted created the first web interface for Redis and has written some other Redis open source projects. He's active in the Python and Django communities, and is the organizer of the San Francisco Redis Meetup Group. Ted graduated from Cornell in 2007, where he spent most of his time covering sports for the college newspaper. He lives in Northern California.
Pieter Noordhuis is a master's degree student at the Distributed Systems group of the University of Groningen, Netherlands. He got involved with low level programming as a teenager and started contributing to Redis in early 2010. Apart from contributing to Redis core he likes to show off new features in small demo apps. His contributions to Redis are sponsored by VMware. He lives in the Netherlands.