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<b>FromSqlToDataStructures: Contents</b><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#Introduction (IDEA MORE THAN A DRAFT)">Introduction (IDEA MORE THAN A DRAFT)</a><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#Data Structures">Data Structures</a><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#Dude where is my SELECT statement?">Dude where is my SELECT statement?</a><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#LISTs">LISTs</a><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#SETs">SETs</a><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#SORT to the rescue">SORT to the rescue</a><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#SORT BY">SORT BY</a><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#HASHEs">HASHEs</a>
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<h1><a name="Introduction (IDEA MORE THAN A DRAFT)">Introduction (IDEA MORE THAN A DRAFT)</a></h1><b>&Acirc;&iquest;Coming from SQLand?</b> <i>&Acirc;&iquest;Who doesn't?</i> Redis is simple, <i>primitive</i> when comapred to the world you are used to in the world of Relational Database Managers (RDBMS) and Structure Query Language (SQL), here you will find insight to build bridges between both worlds to model real life problems.<h2><a name="Data Structures">Data Structures</a></h2>When I was young, happy and single ;) I studied <b>Data Structures</b> at the university, actually I learnt Data Structures and Algorithms <i>before</i> learning anything about Databases, and particularly RDBMS and SQL. This is natural because you need to know about Data Structures and Algorithms to understand a Database.<br/><br/>Redis can be seen as a <b>Data Structures Server</b>, a very simple interface to a extremly fast and efficient <h2><a name="Dude where is my SELECT statement?">Dude where is my SELECT statement?</a></h2><h2><a name="LISTs">LISTs</a></h2>In SQL there is no such thing as a &quot;natural&quot; order, a SELECT statement without a ORDER BY clause will return data in a undefined order. In Redis <a href="LISTs.html">LISTs</a> address the problem of natural ordering, ...<h2><a name="SETs">SETs</a></h2>So you have a bunch of unordered data, <h2><a name="SORT to the rescue">SORT to the rescue</a></h2>But sometimes we <i>need</i> to actually sort a LIST in a order different from its natural or take a SET and have it ordered, there is where the <i>fast</i> SORT commands comes handy... <h3><a name="SORT BY">SORT BY</a></h3>Just SORTing keys would be kind of boring, sometimes useless right? Well, you can SORT...<h2><a name="HASHEs">HASHEs</a></h2>Umm, sorry you will have to wait for a <a href="RoadMap.html">upcoming version of Redis</a> to have Hashes, but here are Idioms you should house to manage Dictionary like data...
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