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lmdb.tcl —the first version of Redis, written in TCL (via) Really neat piece of computing history here—the very first version of what later became Redis, written as a 319 line TCL stript for LLOOGG, Salvatore Sanfilippo’s old analytics startup. # 18th May 2023, 4:57 pm


Redis Virtual Memory: the story and the code. Fascinating overview of the virtual memory feature coming to Redis 2.0, which will remove the requirement that all Redis data fit in RAM. Keys still stay in RAM, but rarely accessed values will be swapped to disk. 16 GB of RAM will be enough to hold 100 million keys, each with a value as large as you like. # 9th February 2010, 3:59 pm