Servers and Services > Redis

Redis is an open source (BSD licensed), in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache and message broker. The socket file for the Redis store, when running, can be found in “/Applications/MAMP/tmp”. More information about Redis can be at


  • Include Redis server in GroupStart
    Check to include the Redis server in GroupStart. When activated the Redis server will automatically start when the Servers button is pressed. The redis PHP extension is automatically included when this option is enabled.

Allow network access to Redis

  • Only from this Mac
    Allow access only from your Mac.

  • From other computers
    Allow access from other computers on your network.

Interactive Redis session

  • Start a new terminal window

  • Flush cache
    Flush your Redis cache.

  • Stats
    View your Redis statistics.

Maximum speed - Disable database compression and checksum

Check this check box to improve speed during development.

Log level

Set your log level for the Redis server.

Path to Redis log file

Errors occurring during execution of the Redis server will be saved in this log file.

Additional information