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Docker Image for Testing Python Based Apps with Redis & Redis Enterprise

Sample docker image based on python3 with redis-py for testing simple python based Redis apps.

Getting Started

  • Step-1: Run the Redis Enterprise container.

docker run -d --cap-add sys_resource --name rp -p 8443:8443 -p 9443:9443 -p 12000:12000 redislabs/redis

  • Step-2: Configure Redis Enterprise cluster using the rladmin tool and create cluster command.

docker exec -d --privileged rp "/opt/redislabs/bin/rladmin" cluster create name cluster.local username password redislabs123

  • Step-3: Create a database on Redis Enterprise cluster.

curl -k -u "" --request POST --url "https://localhost:9443/v1/bdbs" --header 'content-type: application/json' --data '{"name":"db1","type":"redis","memory_size":102400,"port":12000}'

Note: Redis Enterprise may take a few seconds to start depending on the HW you are using to run the container. if you receive the following message: "503 Service Unavailable", wait a few more seconds and repeat step-2 and step3 again.

  • Step-4: Get the Redis Enterprise database endpoint ip address.

docker exec -i rp ifconfig eth0 | grep "inet addr" | cut -d":" -f 2 | cut -d" " -f 1

  • Step-5: Run redis-py container.

docker run -d --name redis-python redislabs/redis-py

  • Step-6: Run the simple test app

Simply run with ip address and port for the Redis database to test SET & GET commands:

docker exec -it redis-python bash

# python 12000
# Connecting to host= and port=12000
# Set key 'key1' to value '123' on host= and port=12000
# Get key 'key1' and validate value is '123' on host= and port=12000
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