Redis stores for Ruby on Rails

This project is maintained by redis-store

Redis stores for Ruby on Rails

redis-rails provides a full set of stores (*Cache*, Session, HTTP Cache) for Ruby on Rails. See the main redis-store readme for general guidelines.


# Gemfile
gem 'redis-rails' # Will install several other redis-* gems


# config/application.rb
config.cache_store = :redis_store, 'redis://localhost:6379/0/cache', { expires_in: 90.minutes }

Configuration values at the end are optional. If you want to use Redis as a backend for sessions, you will also need to set:

# config/initializers/session_store.rb
MyApplication::Application.config.session_store :redis_store

And if you would like to use Redis as a rack-cache backend for HTTP caching:

# config/environments/production.rb
config.action_dispatch.rack_cache = {
  metastore:   'redis://localhost:6379/1/metastore',
  entitystore: 'redis://localhost:6379/1/entitystore'

Running tests

gem install bundler
git clone git://
cd redis-rails
bundle install
bundle exec rake

If you are on Snow Leopard you have to run env ARCHFLAGS="-arch x86_64" bundle exec rake


(c) 2009 - 2013 Luca Guidi -, released under the MIT license