Redis provides a fast and persistent memory storage system, superior caching and the ability to support multiple data types. Redis functions differently from other key-value stores or databases that IT teams have used in the past. These differences can lead to issues such as memory swapping, latency in processing commands and key deletions. All can impact application performance if not addressed.
Identifying and resolving issues originating in Redis requires an understanding of how this key-value store works as well as visibility into its performance metrics. This monitoring guide specifically explains: