An interface to Redis that mimic's Ruby's IO classes
Redis (code.google.com/p/redis/) is a super awesome persisted key-value store.
Why are we still logging to files then?
Redisk is a set of Ruby classes that mimic's Ruby's built in IO classes to allow drop in replacement for logging and other fun things.
Currently, Redisk provides two main classes Redisk::IO and Redisk::Logger.
Redisk::IO implements most of the methods of Ruby's IO class (ruby-doc.org/core/classes/IO.html)
require 'redisk' io = Redisk::IO.new('mylog.log') # not a file, a Redis List io.puts "Log this!" io.gets #=> "Log this!" io.gets #=> nil io.lineno = 2
Its much more interesting to use it with logger.
logger = Logger.new(Redisk::IO.new('test.log)) logger.info("Hahah, I'm logging to redis") logger.warn("whu?") logger.error("zuh")
Theres also a nifty wrapper for that behavior:
logger = Redisk::Logger.new('test.log') logger.info "10 less characters!"
By default, Redisk uses the Redis on localhost:6379, but you can change that by setting
Redisk.redis = 'myhost:myport'
Check out the small but growing list of examples in examples/
Proudly tested and working on Ruby 1.8.6, 1.8.7, and 1.9.1
Gems are on gemcutter:
gem install redisk
redis running somewhere gems: redis redis-namespace
Note on Patches/Pull Requests
Fork the project.
Make your feature addition or bug fix.
Add tests for it. This is important so I don't break it in a future version unintentionally.
Commit, do not mess with rakefile, version, or history. (if you want to have your own version, that is fine but bump version in a commit by itself I can ignore when I pull)
Send me a pull request. Bonus points for topic branches.
Copyright © 2009 Aaron Quint. See LICENSE for details.