The most common use case for deleting all keys from a Redis database using Golang is to clear the database during testing or development. It can also be useful when you want to flush stale data from your database.
The go-redis package provides the
FlushDB function that removes all keys from the currently selected database.
In the above code, we create a new client and connect to our local Redis server. Then we call the
FlushDB function to delete all keys.
FlushDBfunction. It is always a good practice to handle errors in your code.
Q: Can I use the
FlushAll function instead of
A: Yes, but be aware that
FlushAll will remove data from all databases in the Redis instance, not just the currently selected one.