SET key string_value [EX seconds] [PX milliseconds] [NX|XX]

This command inserts string_value to be hold at key, where EX seconds sets the expire time in seconds, PX milliseconds sets the expire time in milliseconds, NX sets the key only if it does not already exist, and XX sets the key only if it already exists.

  • If the key is already associated with a value, it is overwritten regardless of its type.
  • All parameters that are associated with the key, such as data type and time to live, are discarded.

Return Value

Returns status string.


$ SET yugakey "Yugabyte"
$ GET yugakey

See also

append, get, getrange, getset, incr, incrby, setrange, strlen