Redis is a super fast key:value database typically used to hold ephemeral data. Here are some tips & tricks I have found useful:
Run redis-server on Windows startup. On my Windows machine, I have Ubuntu installed via WSL which I use to run redis locally. This gist shows how you can automate running redis-server automatically on Windows startup. Before, I had to manually open Ubuntu and run redis-server every time I reboot my machine. Now, it happens automatically!