In your experience, what is the best and the worse Redis library available in Go? I need these two examples to write a blog post. Thanks.

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  • redigo

    I was (am) using We had to evaluate upgrading redis to master slave clusters and found that the above library does not support that and never intends to. That was a huge disappointment.

  • redis-go-cluster

    redis cluster client implementation in Go

    Hi u/jasonbx, thanks for sharing! I took this library into account to write a post about the adapter design pattern: I'm planning to write another post to show how easy it is to adopt another library with minimal changes in the code. Have you considered another library to solve your problem or are you still using Redigo? Btw, someone wrote this: to work with clusters. Have you consider that?

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  • Redis

    Type-safe Redis client for Golang (by go-redis)

    After experimenting with Redigo, I'm now trying, which is equally popular, but better documented.

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