Redis Quickstart

To follow along, you will need a DigitalOcean account. If you don’t already have one, you can register on the sign up page.

Create Redis Database Clusters

  1. From the Create menu in the top right of the control panel, click Databases.
  2. Select Redis as the database engine.
  3. Choose the cluster configuration and datacenter, and give the cluster a unique name.
    Tip
    For the best performance, create your database cluster in the same region as your Droplets.
  4. Click Create a Database Cluster.

Change Size or Number of Cluster Nodes

  1. Select your database cluster from the Databases page.
  2. Click the Settings tab.
  3. Click Edit in the Cluster configuration section.
  4. Select the node size and number of optional standby nodes.
  5. Click Save.

Relocate or Migrate Database Clusters

  1. Select your database cluster from the Databases page.
  2. Click the Settings tab.
  3. Click Edit in the Cluster datacenter section.
  4. Select the region and datacenter to which you want to relocate/migrate your cluster.
  5. Click Save.

Edit the Eviction Policy

  1. Select your database cluster from the Databases page.
  2. Click the Settings tab.
  3. Click Edit in the Eviction Policy section.
  4. Select the eviction policy you wish to use for this cluster.
  5. Click Save.

Delete Database Clusters

  1. Select your database cluster from the Databases page.
  2. Click the Settings tab.
  3. Click Destroy in the Destroy this database cluster section.
  4. Enter the name of the database cluster.
  5. Click Destroy.