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This article goes over how to use Redis with Node.js via npm package ioredis.

Redis and Node.js
Redis and Node.js

Install

Install ioredis:

npm install ioredis

Connect

Import Redis:

Connect to Redis with options:

For example, to connect to local Redis:

Alternatively, Redis can be connected with a URL string:

The URL string has the format:

redis://<REDIS_USER>:<REDIS_PASSWORD>@<REDIS_HOST>:<REDIS_PORT>

So the local Redis URL is:

redis://localhost:6379

Commands

set

Set key with value:

get

Get value from key:

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