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Redis is a database management system (DBMS). Badger is a storage engine.

An application developer would not choose Badger, but instead would pick a DBMS such as Redis.

A database engineer would use Badger to develop a DBMS that the application engineer could use. If the database engineer so chooses they could expose a Redis compatible API.

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