Get started with Aiven for Redis®*#

The first step in using Aiven for Redis®* is to create a service. You can do so either using the Aiven Web Console or the Aiven CLI.

Create a Redis®* service using the Aiven Console#

  1. Log in to the Aiven Console.

  2. Follow these instructions to create a new Redis service.

Once the service is ready, the status changes to Running. Depending on your selected cloud provider and region, this generally takes a couple of minutes.

Create a Redis®* service using the Aiven CLI#

Aiven CLI provides a simple and efficient way to create an Aiven for Redis®* service. If you prefer launching a new service from the CLI, follow these steps:

  1. Determine the service plan, cloud provider, and region you want to use for your Redis®* service.

  2. Run the following command to create a Redis®* service named demo-Redis:

avn service create demo-Redis       \
   --service-type redis             \
   --cloud CLOUD_AND_REGION         \
   --plan PLAN                      \
   --project PROJECT_NAME


There are additional options available to you, which you can view by running the following commands:

  • For a full list of default flags: avn service create -h

  • For type-specific options: avn service types -v

Connect to Aiven for Redis#

Learn how to connect to Aiven for Redis using different programming languages or through redis-cli:

Explore other resources for Aiven for Redis#