Positional parameters

Run a query with positional parameters.

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C#

Before trying this sample, follow the C# setup instructions in the BigQuery Quickstart Using Client Libraries. For more information, see the BigQuery C# API reference documentation.


using Google.Cloud.BigQuery.V2;
using System;

public class BigQueryQueryWithPositionalParameters
{
    public void QueryWithPositionalParameters(string projectId = "project-id")
    {
        var corpus = "romeoandjuliet";
        var minWordCount = 250;

        // Note: Standard SQL is required to use query parameters.
        var query = @"
                SELECT word, word_count
                FROM `bigquery-public-data.samples.shakespeare`
                WHERE corpus = ?
                AND word_count >= ?
                ORDER BY word_count DESC;";

        // Initialize client that will be used to send requests.
        var client = BigQueryClient.Create(projectId);

        // Set the name to None to use positional parameters.
        // Note that you cannot mix named and positional parameters.
        var parameters = new BigQueryParameter[]
        {
            new BigQueryParameter(null, BigQueryDbType.String, corpus),
            new BigQueryParameter(null, BigQueryDbType.Int64, minWordCount)
        };

        var job = client.CreateQueryJob(
            sql: query,
            parameters: parameters,
            options: new QueryOptions
            {
                UseQueryCache = false,
                ParameterMode = BigQueryParameterMode.Positional
            });
        // Wait for the job to complete.
        job = job.PollUntilCompleted().ThrowOnAnyError();
        // Display the results
        foreach (BigQueryRow row in client.GetQueryResults(job.Reference))
        {
            Console.WriteLine($"{row["word"]}: {row["word_count"]}");
        }
    }
}

Go

Before trying this sample, follow the Go setup instructions in the BigQuery Quickstart Using Client Libraries. For more information, see the BigQuery Go API reference documentation.

import (
	"context"
	"fmt"
	"io"

	"cloud.google.com/go/bigquery"
	"google.golang.org/api/iterator"
)

// queryWithPostionalParams demonstrate issuing a query using positional query parameters.
func queryWithPositionalParams(w io.Writer, projectID string) error {
	// projectID := "my-project-id"
	ctx := context.Background()
	client, err := bigquery.NewClient(ctx, projectID)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("bigquery.NewClient: %v", err)
	}
	defer client.Close()

	q := client.Query(
		`SELECT word, word_count
        FROM ` + "`bigquery-public-data.samples.shakespeare`" + `
        WHERE corpus = ?
        AND word_count >= ?
        ORDER BY word_count DESC;`)
	q.Parameters = []bigquery.QueryParameter{
		{
			Value: "romeoandjuliet",
		},
		{
			Value: 250,
		},
	}
	// Run the query and print results when the query job is completed.
	job, err := q.Run(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return err
	}
	status, err := job.Wait(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return err
	}
	if err := status.Err(); err != nil {
		return err
	}
	it, err := job.Read(ctx)
	for {
		var row []bigquery.Value
		err := it.Next(&row)
		if err == iterator.Done {
			break
		}
		if err != nil {
			return err
		}
		fmt.Fprintln(w, row)
	}
	return nil
}

Java

Before trying this sample, follow the Java setup instructions in the BigQuery Quickstart Using Client Libraries. For more information, see the BigQuery Java API reference documentation.

import com.google.cloud.bigquery.BigQuery;
import com.google.cloud.bigquery.BigQueryException;
import com.google.cloud.bigquery.BigQueryOptions;
import com.google.cloud.bigquery.QueryJobConfiguration;
import com.google.cloud.bigquery.QueryParameterValue;
import com.google.cloud.bigquery.TableResult;

public class QueryWithPositionalParameters {

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    queryWithPositionalParameters();
  }

  public static void queryWithPositionalParameters() {
    try {
      // Initialize client that will be used to send requests. This client only needs to be created
      // once, and can be reused for multiple requests.
      BigQuery bigquery = BigQueryOptions.getDefaultInstance().getService();

      String corpus = "romeoandjuliet";
      long minWordCount = 250;
      String query =
          "SELECT word, word_count\n"
              + "FROM `bigquery-public-data.samples.shakespeare`\n"
              + "WHERE corpus = ?\n"
              + "AND word_count >= ?\n"
              + "ORDER BY word_count DESC";

      // Note: Standard SQL is required to use query parameters.
      QueryJobConfiguration queryConfig =
          QueryJobConfiguration.newBuilder(query)
              .addPositionalParameter(QueryParameterValue.string(corpus))
              .addPositionalParameter(QueryParameterValue.int64(minWordCount))
              .build();

      TableResult results = bigquery.query(queryConfig);

      results
          .iterateAll()
          .forEach(row -> row.forEach(val -> System.out.printf("%s,", val.toString())));

      System.out.println("Query with positional parameters performed successfully.");
    } catch (BigQueryException | InterruptedException e) {
      System.out.println("Query not performed \n" + e.toString());
    }
  }
}

Node.js

Before trying this sample, follow the Node.js setup instructions in the BigQuery Quickstart Using Client Libraries. For more information, see the BigQuery Node.js API reference documentation.

// Run a query using positional query parameters

// Import the Google Cloud client library
const {BigQuery} = require('@google-cloud/bigquery');
const bigquery = new BigQuery();

async function queryParamsPositional() {
  // The SQL query to run
  const sqlQuery = `SELECT word, word_count
        FROM \`bigquery-public-data.samples.shakespeare\`
        WHERE corpus = ?
        AND word_count >= ?
        ORDER BY word_count DESC`;

  const options = {
    query: sqlQuery,
    // Location must match that of the dataset(s) referenced in the query.
    location: 'US',
    params: ['romeoandjuliet', 250],
  };

  // Run the query
  const [rows] = await bigquery.query(options);

  console.log('Rows:');
  rows.forEach(row => console.log(row));
}

Python

Before trying this sample, follow the Python setup instructions in the BigQuery Quickstart Using Client Libraries. For more information, see the BigQuery Python API reference documentation.

from google.cloud import bigquery

# Construct a BigQuery client object.
client = bigquery.Client()

query = """
    SELECT word, word_count
    FROM `bigquery-public-data.samples.shakespeare`
    WHERE corpus = ?
    AND word_count >= ?
    ORDER BY word_count DESC;
"""
# Set the name to None to use positional parameters.
# Note that you cannot mix named and positional parameters.
job_config = bigquery.QueryJobConfig(
    query_parameters=[
        bigquery.ScalarQueryParameter(None, "STRING", "romeoandjuliet"),
        bigquery.ScalarQueryParameter(None, "INT64", 250),
    ]
)
query_job = client.query(query, job_config=job_config)  # Make an API request.

for row in query_job:
    print("{}: \t{}".format(row.word, row.word_count))