Managing Node.js - Express Sessions with Redis

Matt Holland
Jan 6, 2019 · 6 min read

Article Summary: Learn how & why you should use Redis in-memory database storage for scalable Node.js / Express application session management (because the express-session store is not scalable).

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Overview

If you have ever created a local Node.js / Express application that uses session variables for data persistence (i.e. req.session), then you have…