Last Updated: February 25, 2016
· vidyasagar

Redis Installation on Ubuntu 12.04LTS

Step by Step installation Procedure:

Step 1: Change to all installations directory

cd /usr/local/hadoop

Step 2: Start off by updating all of the apt-get packages

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install build-essential
sudo apt-get install tcl8.5

Step 2: Download Presto tarball file


Step 3: Unpack the tarball file

sudo tar –zxvf redis-2.4.16.tar.gz

Step 4: Proceed to with the make, make test and install command:

sudo make
sudo make test
sudo make install

Step 5: Once the program has been installed, Redis comes with a built in script that sets up Redis to run as a background daemon. To access the script move into the utils directory

cd utils

Step 6: From there, run the Ubuntu/Debian install script

sudo ./

Step 7: You can start and stop Redis with these commands

sudo service redis_6379 start
sudo service redis_6379 stop

Step 8: You can then access the Redis database by typing the following command


Step 9: Check if Redis is working

$ redis-cli ping

Step 10: To set Redis to automatically start at boot, run

sudo update-rc.d redis_6379 defaults

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great tip thanks

over 1 year ago ·

@draperer You're most Welcome!

over 1 year ago ·

@draperer You're most Welcome!

over 1 year ago ·