JDBC drivers

Cloud Spanner supports these JDBC drivers:

  • An open-source JDBC driver that is written, provided, and supported by Google, similar to the Cloud Client Libraries. This is the recommended JDBC driver for Cloud Spanner.
  • The JDBC driver written by Simba, which is provided and supported by Google.

Open source driver Simba driver
Download Maven Central .zip download
Written by Google Simba
Support Google Google
Open source Yes; Apache license No

For information about the open-source driver, see Open-source JDBC driver FAQ and How to use the open source JDBC driver.

For information on the Simba driver, see Simba JDBC driver FAQ.