Redis is an open source, advanced key-value store, and is quickly picking up momentum in real-time software development , it is now a well known and trusted product and can be used in various problem scenarios as a No SQL implementation.

Redis is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets.

Here is quick guide to Install Redis in Ubuntu 10.04, and it should be similar for higher versions and similar deb environment.

**Prepare System for Redis **

Issue the following commands to update your system's package repositories and ensure that all installed packages are up to date:

apt-get upgrade

You may also need to prepare a vanilla system to get some installation tools.