You've probably known for a while now that Redis is a thing. But, like so many others, maybe you've had trouble understanding exactly when you would reach for a key-value database like this. What's wrong with just using MySQL for everything, right? Well, as you'll find, there are a number of situations when Redis emerges as the best possible tool for the job. In this series, you'll work through a number of examples to get up and running with Laravel and Redis as quickly as possible.