Redis Cache, Session and ActiveRecord for the Yii framework

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Type: yii2-extension

2.0.4 2015-05-10 22:10 UTC


This extension provides the redis key-value store support for the Yii framework 2.0. It includes a Cache and Session storage handler and implements the ActiveRecord pattern that allows you to store active records in redis.

For license information check the LICENSE-file.

Documentation is at docs/guide/README.md.

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At least redis version 2.6.12 is required for all components to work properly.


The preferred way to install this extension is through composer.

Either run

php composer.phar require --prefer-dist yiisoft/yii2-redis

or add

"yiisoft/yii2-redis": "~2.0.0"

to the require section of your composer.json.


To use this extension, you have to configure the Connection class in your application configuration:

return [
    'components' => [
        'redis' => [
            'class' => 'yii\redis\Connection',
            'hostname' => 'localhost',
            'port' => 6379,
            'database' => 0,