Running a Redis Server

StackExchange.Redis is a client library that connects to an existing redis server. So; how do you get a running redis server? The good news is that it isn’t tricky.


The main redis build targets linux, so you can simply download, make, and run redis from there; follow the instructions here


There are multiple ways of running redis on windows:


If you are happy to run redis in a container, an image is available on Docker Hub


If you don’t want to run your own redis servers, multiple commercial cloud offerings are available, including