Installing and setting up Redis for Mac OS.
Quickly configuring redis on mac
Homebrew is one of the nifty command line tools available in Mac OS for quickly and seamlessly installing and configuring development tools.
So let's get a redis server up and running locally in 4 simple steps!
$ brew install redisThere will be some info about caveats regarding configuration. You can read and leave it for now.
With this simple command, redis is installed on your mac.
Location of Redis configuration file.
Get Redis package information
$ brew info redis
Launch Redis when system boots up
$ ln -sfv /usr/local/opt/redis/*.plist ~/Library/LaunchAgents
Starting Redis server via “launchctl”
$ launchctl load ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.redis.plist
Starting Redis server using configuration file
$ redis-server /usr/local/etc/redis.conf
Stop Redis on autostart on computer start
$ launchctl unload ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.redis.plist
Uninstall Redis and its files
$ brew uninstall redis
$ rm ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.redis.plist
Test if Redis server is running
$ redis-cli ping
If it replies PONG, then you are good to go!