High memory consumption in Redis

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This incident type relates to Redis, a popular in-memory data structure store that is widely used in software development. The incident occurs when there is high memory consumption in Redis, which can lead to performance issues and potentially cause the system to crash. This incident type is critical as it can impact the functionality of the system and requires immediate attention to resolve.


Check if Redis is running

Check Redis version

Check Redis configuration file

Check Redis memory usage

Check Redis memory limit

Check Redis memory usage by database

Check Redis keyspace statistics

Check Redis slow log

Check system memory usage

Check system swap usage

Check system disk usage


Increase the memory available to Redis by modifying the Redis configuration file.

Use Redis' built-in eviction policies to automatically remove least recently used keys when memory consumption gets too high.


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