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Redis Get All Hash Keys in PHP (Detailed Guide w/ Code Examples)

Use Case(s)

Getting all hash keys in Redis is commonly used when you want to retrieve all data from a particular hash structure. This can be useful when debugging, logging information, or when performing operations that require access to every key-value pair in a hash.

Code Examples

The PHP Redis extension provides the hKeys function for this purpose. Here is an example of its usage:

$redis = new Redis(); $redis->connect('', 6379); $hashKeys = $redis->hKeys('myhash'); print_r($hashKeys);

In this example, we connect to a Redis instance, then use the hKeys method on the 'myhash' hash. The hKeys method returns an array of all keys within the given hash.

Best Practices

Retrieving all keys from a hash should be done sparingly as it can be resource intensive if the hash contains many keys. Instead, consider whether you can achieve your goal by accessing only the necessary keys.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake is forgetting that the hKeys function will return all keys in the hash, not the key-value pairs. If you need the values as well, use the hGetAll function instead.


Q: Can I get all hash keys and their corresponding values at once? A: Yes, you can do this using the hGetAll function, which returns an associative array where each key is a hash key and each value is the corresponding value from the hash.

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