Redis

Lithops with Redis as storage backend.

Installation

  1. Install Redis >= 5.

  2. Secure your installation by setting a password in the redis configuration file.

Configuration

  1. Edit your lithops config file and add the following keys:

    lithops:
        storage: redis

    redis:
        host : <REDIS_HOST_IP>
        port : <REDIS_HOST_PORT>
        password: <REDIS_PASSWORD>

Summary of configuration keys for Redis

Group

Key

Default

Mandatory

Additional info

redis

host

localhost

no

The host ip adress where you installed the Redis server.

redis

port

6379

no

The port where the redis server is listening

redis

username

None

no

The username (if any)

redis

password

None

no

The password you set in the Redis configuration file (if any)

redis

db

0

no

Number of database to use

redis

ssl

False

no

Activate ssl conection

redis

no

All the parameters set in this lithops redis config section are directly passed to a reds.Redis() instance, so you can set all the same parameters if necessary.