How Redis efficiently snapshots gigabytes of memory to disk (forking)


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By Hussein Nasser. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

I discuss the concept of process forking, copy on write (COW) aka shadowing, and how Redis the in-memory database take advantage of that for asynchronous snapshotting,

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