Redis Stack quick start

To quickly set up a database with Redis Stack features, you can sign up for a free Redis Cloud subscription and create a Redis Stack database.

Alternatively, you can use one of these methods:

Set up a Redis Cloud database

To set up a Redis Cloud database with Redis Stack features, follow these steps:

  1. Create a new Redis Cloud subscription.

  2. Create a Redis Stack database.

  3. Connect to the database.

For more details, see the Redis Cloud quick start.

Create a subscription

To create a new subscription:

  1. Sign in to the Redis Cloud admin console or create a new account.

  2. Select the New subscription button:

    The New subscriptions button in the admin console menu.
  3. Configure your subscription:

    1. Select Fixed plans.
    2. For the cloud vendor, select Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud (GCP), or Microsoft Azure.
    3. Select a region to deploy the subscription to.
    4. From the dataset size list, select the Free tier (30MB).
    5. Enter a name for the subscription.
  4. Select the Create subscription button:

    The Create Subscription button.

Create a Redis Stack database

After you create a subscription, follow these steps to create a Redis Stack database:

  1. Select the New database button:

    The New Database button creates a new database for your subscription.
  2. In General settings, enter a Database name.

  3. For database Type, select Redis Stack.

  4. Select the Activate database button:

    Use the Activate database button to create and activate your database.

Connect to the database

After creating the database, you can view its Configuration settings. You will need the following information to connect to your new database:

  • Public endpoint: The host address of the database
  • Redis password/Default user password: The password used to authenticate with the database

With this information, you can connect to your database with the redis-cli command-line tool, an application, or Redis Insight.

Try Redis Stack features

To try out Redis Stack features, follow the examples provided by the corresponding guides:

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