Redis is an in-memory key-value store known for its flexibility, performance, and wide language support. In this guide, we will demonstrate how to install and configure Redis on an Ubuntu 16.04 server.
To complete this guide, you will need access to an Ubuntu 16.04 server. You will need a non-root user withsudo privileges to perform the administrative functions required for this process. You can learn how to set up an account with these privileges by following our Ubuntu 16.04 initial server setup guide.
When you are ready to begin, log in to your Ubuntu 16.04 server with your sudo user and continue below.
The Ubuntu package management tool (i.e. dpkg and apt) ensure package consistency and authenticity by requiring that distributors sign packages with GPG keys. Issue the following command to import theMongoDB public GPG Key: