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This is the development version of RedisParam; for the stable release version, see RedisParam.

Provide a 'redis' back-end for BiocParallel

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

This package provides a Redis-based back-end for BiocParallel, enabling an alternative mechanism for distributed computation. The The 'manager' distributes tasks to a 'worker' pool through a central Redis server, rather than directly to workers as with other BiocParallel implementations. This means that the worker pool can change dynamically during job evaluation. All features of BiocParallel are supported, including reproducible random number streams, logging to the manager, and alternative 'load balancing' task distributions.

Author: Martin Morgan [aut, cre] , Jiefei Wang [aut]

Maintainer: Martin Morgan <mtmorgan.bioc at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("RedisParam")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

RedisParam for Developers HTML R Script
Using RedisParam HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


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Version 1.7.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.16 (R-4.2) (1.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 4.2.0), BiocParallel(>= 1.29.12)
Imports methods, redux, withr, futile.logger
System Requirements hiredis
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