Here, We will see How to install redis on Mac OS X. There are many ways to install and use redis on Mac OS X.
Installation by using Homebrew
Command: Run given below command on mac terminal.
brew install redis
During installation, Just ignore the notification messages.
Note: If you do not have brew command, then you can follow given below steps:
- Download redis from this link
- Go to inside redis folder
- $ cd ~/Downloads/redis-2.4.14
- Run given below command on terminal
- $ make test
- $ make
- Move these 2 directories into your /usr/bin directory
- $ sudo mv src/redis-server /usr/bin
- $ sudo mv src/redis-cli /usr/bin
- Now create redis config file
- $ mkdir ~/.redis
- $ touch ~/.redis/redis.conf
Start redis server
There are many ways to start redis server. You can choose any one of them.
Start Redis server using configuration file:
$ redis-server /usr/local/etc/redis.conf By default, redis.conf file persist into "/usr/local/etc/redis.conf" location in the system.
Start Redis server via “launchctl“:
$ launchctl load ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.redis.plist
Start Redis server on computer starts:
ln -sfv /usr/local/opt/redis/*.plist ~/Library/LaunchAgents
Run Redis as a background service:
brew services start redis
Stop redis server
There are many ways to stop redis server.
brew services stop redis
Uninstallation by using Homebrew
$ brew uninstall redis
$ rm ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.redis.plist
Get Redis package information.
$ brew info redis
Test if Redis server is running.
$ redis-cli ping
It will reply "pong" message.
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