How to get random keys in redis?

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by ryleigh , in category: Third Party Scripts , a month ago

How to get random keys in redis?

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by elise_daugherty , a month ago

@ryleigh 

In Redis, you can generate random keys using the RANDOMKEY command. This command returns a random key from the key space.


Here's an example of how you can use the RANDOMKEY command in the Redis CLI:

  1. Open the Redis CLI by running the redis-cli command in your terminal.
  2. Use the RANDOMKEY command to get a random key:
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> RANDOMKEY


This will return a random key from the Redis key space.


Keep in mind that using the RANDOMKEY command will not work if your Redis instance is empty. You will need to have keys stored in your Redis instance for this command to return a random key.