Redis is a type of software called a “database.” It is used to store and retrieve information. It’s very fast, which means it can handle a lot of requests at the same time. It is often used to store information that needs to be accessed quickly, like real-time data or information that is accessed often. Some examples of things people use Redis for are: caching, leaderboards, real-time analytics, and message queues.
An ORM, or Object-Relational Mapping, is a programming technique that allows developers to interact with a database using an object-oriented paradigm. ORMs provide a way to map the objects in a program to the rows in a relational database, and vice versa. This allows developers to write code that is more readable and maintainable, as well as less error-prone. Some popular ORM libraries are Hibernate, Entity Framework, Eloquent, Active Record, SQL Alchemy and Doctrine.
NoSQL (short for “not only SQL”) is a type of database that is designed to handle large amounts of unstructured data, and does not use a fixed schema. Unlike relational databases, which are based on the relational model and organize data into tables with rows and columns, NoSQL databases are more flexible and can handle a wider variety of data types and structures.
There are several types of databases, each with their own strengths and use cases. Some of the most common types include:
While we are talking about docker-compose powered databases, here is SQLite 3. Because, why not?