Working without a net: Extreme use cases of Redis

By Jim Brunner

Redis is designed to be a database that is easy to use yet still powerful enough to tackle complex use cases. This can lead developers into a trap where a use case that works in some situations, fails catastrophically in others. In this talk, we go over some of the most edge-of-edge cases we have seen while maintaining Redis, why the user shouldn’t have been doing this, and some guard rails that could help the uninitiated.