This article will guide you on the steps to configure Redis as a #PHP Session Handler. #Redis is a powerful and fast key-value storage service. It can also be used as a #session handler for PHP, enabling scalable PHP #environments. Redis server can be used as a session handler for a PHP application running on Ubuntu and it is a data structure server.
All of the data is stored in #RAM, so the speed of this system is phenomenal, often performing even better than #Memcached.
Redis is much more than a cache. But unlike a cache, Redis lets you operate on the values. There are 5 data types in Redis - Strings, Sets, Hash, Lists and Sorted Sets. Each data type exposes various #operations.