This will output the total number of clients connected to the Redis server.
Always check the Redis connection before trying to get information about it. Handle any connection errors appropriately to ensure your application continues to function smoothly even if the Redis server is unavailable.
Don't repeatedly query for this info in short time intervals. It may put unnecessary load on the server.
Not handling connection failures: If the Redis server is down or unreachable, methods like info will fail. Always use try-catch blocks to handle such possibilities.
Misinterpreting 'connected_clients': This represents all connections, not just those actively making requests. Idle connections are included as well.
Q: Is there a limit to the number of connections to a Redis server?
A: Yes. The default limit is typically in the thousands (e.g., 10,000), but can be adjusted by changing the maxclients directive in the Redis configuration file.
Q: Can I see the number of connections for each client?
A: No, Redis does not provide a way to see this information directly. The 'connected_clients' info gives the total number of connections, regardless of source.