MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 29, 2016) - Redis Labs, the home of Redis, today announced that RedisConf 2016 will take place on May 10th and 11th at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. The conference, organized by Redis Labs, will highlight the breadth of use cases and usage of Redis in organizations of all sizes globally. RedisConf 2016 is a celebration of the flourishing Redis user and developer community.

Salvatore Sanfilippo, the creator of Redis, who leads open source Redis development at Redis Labs will provide the opening keynote. Additional keynote speakers include Yiftach Shoolman, co-founder and CTO of Redis Labs; Bill Anderson, Redis mad scientist from Rackspace; and other industry luminaries including Adrian Colyer, former CTO of Spring Source & former CTO of applications at VMware, Laura Merling, former VP & GM of IoT at SAP and Chris Richardson, the original creator of Cloud Foundry. Call for papers and registration is now open. Register today at

RedisConf is the largest gathering of Redis users and experts that fosters collaboration and networking among the Redis community. The conference offers an opportunity to:

  • Learn from key Redis contributors and dive deep into Redis with the experts
  • Share knowledge and experience with community members
  • Gain insight from companies running Redis at scale
  • Network with data scientists, developers, product managers, customers and partners that are implementing Redis in their business
  • Attend sessions (developer, operations and business focused) covering Redis uses, best practices, demos and case studies

"Developers around the world are using Redis to rapidly transform their application workflow," said Yiftach Shoolman, co-founder and CTO with Redis Labs. "Redis Conf is an opportunity to learn about Redis, collaborate with other Redis users, and enhance the positive impact of the open source community on scaling next generation operational and analytics applications."

Redis Labs also announced additional developer initiatives that include organizing Redis meetups, hackathons and container technology events. Redis Labs recently sponsored's virtual hackathon which gave away over $100,000 in prizes as well as the DeveloperWeek hackathon in San Francisco. Upcoming Redis meetups include Redis Day in Tel Aviv on Mar 9, 2016, featuring Salvatore Sanfilippo and several key Redis contributors. Additional Redis meetups are planned for San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, Atlanta and New York City. Redis Labs also organized the first ever Open Container Night at Container World with over 400 registrants.

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About Redis Labs
Redis Labs is the open source home and commercial provider of Redis, a database benchmarked as the world's fastest. Gartner has named the company as a Leader in its 2015 ODBMS Magic Quadrant. Redis Labs' software and service solutions power cutting edge applications with blazing fast enterprise-class Redis and are trusted by thousands of customers for high performance, seamless scalability, true high availability and best-in-class expertise. These solutions enhance popular Redis use cases such as real-time analytics, fast high-volume transactions, in-app social functionality, application job management, queuing and caching.

Redis is ranked the #1 NoSQL (and #2 database) in User Satisfaction and Market Presence by G2 Crowd, the top database technology on Docker by Datadog, the most popular NoSQL database in containers by and ClusterHQ, the #1 NoSQL among Top 10 Data Stores by Stackshare and both the fastest growing database since January 2013 and one of the top three NoSQL databases by DB-engines.

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