Install Redis Object Cache for WordPress PHP 7 on Ubuntu 16.04

Redis-server can be used for WordPress object cache to speed up transient processing. Transients are temporary data objects used by WordPress which are stored in the MySQL database by defuault. Benchmarks reveal significant performance benefits with the PHP PECL Redis extension. This guide is for Ubuntu 16.04. It provides a secure Redis installation for WordPress after telnet exploits were … Learn more…

How to Configure Redis to Use Unix Socket Speed Boost

Redis is a high speed caching system for storing objects in RAM. It works well with WordPress and WooCommerce as an object cache for storing transients so they are not stored in the MySQL database. On WooCommerce particularly this can help a lot because of the number of transients used by plugins, orders and shoppers. Unix … Learn more…