Redis for PCF v1.7

Redis for PCF

This is documentation for the Redis for PCF service tile. This tile can be downloaded from Pivotal Network.

This documentation:

  • Describes the features and architecture of Redis for PCF
  • Instructs the PCF operator on how to install, configure, maintain and backup Redis for PCF
  • Instructs the App developer on how to choose a service plan, create and delete Redis service instances, and bind an app

About Redis

Redis is an easy to use, high speed key-value store that can be used as a database, cache, and message broker. It supports a range of data structures including strings, lists, hashes, sets, bitmaps, hyperloglogs, and geospatial indexes. It is easy to install and configure and is popular with engineers as a straightforward NoSQL data store. It is used for everything from a quick way to store data for development and testing through to enterprise-scale apps like Twitter.

About Redis for PCF

Redis for PCF packages Redis for easy deployment and operability on Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF). Redis for PCF can be used as a datastore or cache. Metrics and logging enable operators to monitor Redis health. Operators can configure scheduled backups to a variety of destinations. There are manual backup and restore scripts for individual service instances. New features are regularly introduced. Upgrading Redis for PCF is straightforward and preserves configuration and data.

Product Snapshot

The following table provides version and version-support information about Redis for PCF:

Element Details
Version v1.7.8
Release date January 2, 2018
Software component version Redis OSS v3.2.11
Compatible Ops Manager version(s) v1.8.0, v1.9.0, and v1.10.0
Compatible Elastic Runtime version(s) v1.8.0, v1.9.0, and v1.10.0
IaaS support AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenStack, and vSphere
IPsec support Yes

About Upgrading to the Latest Version

Consider the following compatibility information before upgrading Redis for PCF.

For more information, see the Product Compatibility Matrix.

Ops Manager Version Supported Upgrades from Imported Redis Installation
From To
v1.5.x, v1.6.x v1.40 – v1.4.3 v1.4.4 – latest v1.4.x
v1.5.0 – v1.5.7
v1.4.4 – latest v1.4.x Next v1.4.x – latest v1.4.x
v1.5.0 – latest v1.5.x
v1.5.0 – latest v1.5.x Next v1.5.x – latest v1.5.x
v1.7.x v1.5.0 – latest version v1.5.1 – latest version
v1.8.x v1.5.17 – latest version v1.6.0 – latest version
v1.9.x v1.6.0 – latest version v1.7.0 – latest version
v1.10.x v1.7.2 – latest version v1.8.0 – latest version
v1.11.x v1.8.0 – latest version 1.8.x

More Information

The following table lists where you can find topics related to the information on this page:

For more information about… See…
product compatibility Product Version Matrix
a particular version of Redis for PCF Release Notes
how to upgrade Redis for PCF Upgrading Redis for PCF
how to use Redis Redis Documentation


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