How to delete all keys and everything in Redis
Sometimes we all need a new start - and this goes for Redis too. There are many situations where you will want to entirely wipe all data from Redis. Fortunately, it’s easy to wipe your Redis cache. First, make sure you have
redis-cli installed on your computer. You can do this by installing Redis, which you can learn about here.
After that, it’s only one command to delete all the data in your Redis cache. Note: this will delete EVERYTHING - so make sure you know what you’re doing before you run this command in terminal:
This will delete all databases and all keys. If you only want to delete all keys from the current database, you can run the following command:
If you’re unsure what database you’re in, you probably only have the one database - however, Redis lets us switch between databases using the following command, where
index is the index of the database you want to select. By default, Redis has 16 databases, with each having a particular index numbered from
redis-cli select <index>