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Simple Chef cookbook to install and configure a redis-server from the rwyk Ubuntu PPA packages. Uses Upstart for init control.

Only supports Ubuntu 10.04, and upwards.

Configure your own /etc/redis/redis.conf however you like.


  • redis['package']['unstable'] - Set to true to install from the unstable package (Currently 2.6). Defaults to false (2.4).
  • redis['package']['version'] - If present, defines a specific packag version. Otherwise, uses latest.

License and Author

Author:: Tom Taylor (

Copyright:: 2012 Newspaper Club Ltd.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

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