How Redis helped me build kwizlet in an hour
Submitted by Aravind Krishnaswamy (@arg0s) on Friday, 14 March 2014
kwizlet is a simple, lightweight and snappy service that retrieves quiz questions & answers (which can then be consumed by other services).
To see how fast it is, visit http://kwizlet.herokuapp.com/lucky and hit refresh a few times (new Q&As load up).
The objective here is to take a very simple but powerful example to demonstrate the awesomness that
I use Redis extensively, and in the context of a number of use cases, and different technologies. While there's a lot of material on Redis that's already out there on the interwebs, I felt it may be beneficial to take a beginner through a simple practical example where the results are easily discernable.
Aravind 'Arvi' Krishnaswamy is a hands-on entrepreneur and tech executive with a passion for all things mobile and cloud.