Question: How to install Redis on Mac?

Answer

There are multiple ways to install Redis on a Mac, but one of the easiest and most popular methods is using Homebrew, a package manager for macOS. Here's how you can do it:

Install Homebrew (if you haven't already):

Open your terminal and run the following command:

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"
  1. Install Redis using Homebrew:

Once Homebrew is installed, run the following command in your terminal:

brew install redis
  1. Start Redis server:

To start Redis server, run the following command in your terminal:

redis-server

By default, Redis will listen on port 6379. If you want to change the port, you can do so by modifying the configuration file located at /usr/local/etc/redis.conf.

  1. Verify installation:

After the installation completes, you can verify that Redis has been up and running correctly by running the following command in your terminal:

redis-cli ping

If Redis is working correctly, it will return the following response:

PONG

That's it! You have successfully installed Redis on your Mac using Homebrew

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