In this article, we will discuss how to install redis on WSL. Redis is an in-memory key-value data structure store, used as a memory key-value database, cache, and message broker. Officially, the redis is not supported on Windows. However, we can run it on WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux).
We will be using Windows 10 – Ubuntu WSL. Follow the steps to install Redis on WSL.
Update and upgrade Ubuntu
Run the following command to update and upgrade Ubuntu.
sudo apt update && apt upgrade
Install Redis on Ubuntu
Run the following command to install Redis server.
sudo apt install redis-server
Check the Redis client version using the following command.
Start the Redis server
Now we can start the server using the command
sudo service redis-server start
To check the status of the Redis server using the following command
sudo service redis-server status
To test the Redis, simply start the redis-client.
Simply store test data “site” and value as “nolowiz” and retrieve.
There you have it, installing the Redis on WSL is easy.