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Discussion on: Is a Redis ORM a Horrible Idea?

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Pere Joan Martorell • Edited

You can store your data in Redis, no problem. I don't know what language are you using (I guess Python), but in Ruby there are several Redis ORMs. Maybe you can take a look and get some ideas:

I don't think Redis is only intended for caching, it can be used to calculate distances between coordinates, do unions/intersections between groups, create scoreboards, etc. There are background job processors like Sidekiq that also use it to store and manage their jobs in a persistent way.