You’ve Got Key Values! A Redis Jump Start

Want to bring more performance, speed, and scalability to your website? Or scale your sites for real-time services or message passing? Learn how, and get practical real-world tips in this exploration of Redis, part of a series on choosing the right data storage.

Join experts Rami Sayar and Steven Edouard for a look at how to get up and running with Redis, a powerful key-value cache and store. Check out a number of practical and advanced use cases for Redis as cache, queue, and publish/subscribe (pub/sub) tool. Look at NoSQL and data structures, see how to create list sets and sorted sets in the cache, ​and much more, in this look under the Redis hood.

Course Outline:

  • Intro to NoSQL
  • Getting Started with Redis
  • Advanced Data Structures with Redis
  • Getting Started with Azure Redis Cache
  • Redis via C#, Python, and Node.js
  • Using Redis as a Pub/Sub on Azure VM
Instructor Team
Rami Sayar | Microsoft Technical Evangelist | @ramisayar

Rami Sayar is a technologist who is passionate about the intersection of art, design, and the web. For the past five years, he has been experimenting with the bleeding edge of emerging technologies, determined to find use for them in everyday life. In his current role as a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft Canada in Montreal, Rami covers technical areas, such as open source technologies, open data, and cloud computing, in addition to growth hacking and marketing. He is a frequent international speaker and has spoken at prestigious conferences, including FITC, KWS, and TEDxHEC Montreal. At TEDxHEC, he conducted a very memorable live experiment with the crowd, dealing with large-scale collaborative storytelling. Rami is prevented from sleeping by his curiosity for experimentation, his insistence on shipping high-quality code, and his goal of helping startups survive the grind. Follow Rami on his blog.

Steven Edouard | Microsoft Developer Evangelist | @sedouard
Steven Edouard is a Developer Evangelist and full-time hacker at Microsoft. Before moving to the Bay Area, he worked on the .NET runtime team as a Software Test Engineer delivering products like .NET 4.5 and .NET Native Compilation. Now his great passion is to enable startups with open source technologies on Azure.
Live Event Details
March 12, 2015
9am–5pm PDT
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: Open Source Developers, Web Developers, IT Pros, and Cloud Developers

No Redis experience is necessary.