How to get R connect to NOSQL scalable database Redis with doRedis R package for parallelization

(Last Updated On: May 18, 2012)

How to get R connect to NOSQL scalable database Redis with doRedis R package for parallelization

I managed to accomplish R connecting to a NOSQL database namely Redis. I wish I could get Cassandra going but no luck. I have a video on how I got it going. Do note the links below that helped me accomplish this:
Discussion on various NOSQL databases including Redis:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4720508/redis-couchdb-or-cassandra

For installing Redis Server on CentOS Linux: (I could not get this successfully working with wget and untarring  was downloaded)

https://github.com/causes/redis-centos/blob/master/README.markdown

As said in my video, follow the downloaded packages INSTALL readme guide. You need to make to build from the source of Redis. It ain’t that bad. You also need to run a test on the settings of Redis.
For doRedis R package video demo and instructions on how to use it in within R:

http://bigcomputing.com/doredis.html

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