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Low-level Redis Python client (Ping Pong Example)

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Here is a basic low-level ping-pong Redis Python client in case anyone is looking for it. Redis uses the RESP protocol for its client/server communication, read more on the official docs.

import socket

# Initialize a socket object
client = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM) 

# Redis server is hosted on port 6379
address = ("", 6379)

# Note, clients use RESP arrays to send Redis commands

# Receive a maximum of 24 bytes from server
response = client.recv(24)
response = response.decode("ASCII")
response = response[1:]


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