The most common use case for getting the current version of Redis using python is to ensure compatibility with the application code. Redis might introduce new features or deprecate old ones in different versions, so it's crucial to know the version currently running.
We can get the Redis server version by connecting to it and then using the
INFO command. Here's how you can do it using the
In this example, we first establish a connection to the Redis server and then use the
info() function to fetch various information about the server as a dictionary. The current Redis version is stored under the
redis_version key in that dictionary.
Q: What other information can I get using the
info() function returns a lot of useful information like uptime in seconds, connected clients, memory usage, etc.