While Redis doesn’t have a built-in support for clustering yet, there’s a pretty easy solution if you are using ruby client. It’s not documented and you can find it out only from reading tests, but this client has a support for consistent hashing and multiple Redis’ nodes just out of the box.
Here’s how you use it:
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I fired off two instances of Redis on different ports just as an example but there can be any number of Redis instances hosted on different machines. So what happens next? When you are trying to write or read a key, client calculates an unique hash for this key and maps it to a specific Redis node. That way same keys are always routed to the same redis nodes.
There are also more features like adding nodes which you can find out from reading distributed*.rb tests here.
More read if you are interested in scaling Redis.