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Get started with Aiven for Redis®*

The first step in using Aiven for Redis®* is to create a service. You can do so either using the Aiven Web Console or the Aiven CLI.

Create a Redis®* service using the Aiven Console

  1. Log in to the Aiven Console.
  2. Follow these instructions to create a new Redis service.

Once the service is ready, the status changes to Running. Depending on your selected cloud provider and region, this generally takes a couple of minutes.

Create a Redis®* service using the Aiven CLI

Aiven CLI provides a simple and efficient way to create an Aiven for Redis®* service. If you prefer launching a new service from the CLI, follow these steps:

  1. Determine the service plan, cloud provider, and region you want to use for your Redis®* service.

  2. Run the following command to create a Redis®* service named demo-Redis:

    avn service create demo-Redis       \
    --service-type redis \
    --cloud CLOUD_AND_REGION \
    --plan PLAN \
    --project PROJECT_NAME

There are additional options available to you, which you can view by running the following commands:

  • For a full list of default flags: avn service create -h
  • For type-specific options: avn service types -v

Connect to Aiven for Redis

Learn how to connect to Aiven for Redis using different programming languages or through redis-cli:

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