Query data with index

Query data by using an index.

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C#

To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud Spanner, see the Cloud Spanner Client Libraries.

string connectionString =
$"Data Source=projects/{projectId}/instances/{instanceId}"
+ $"/databases/{databaseId}";
// Create connection to Cloud Spanner.
using (var connection = new SpannerConnection(connectionString))
{
    var cmd = connection.CreateSelectCommand(
        "SELECT AlbumId, AlbumTitle, MarketingBudget FROM Albums@ "
        + "{FORCE_INDEX=AlbumsByAlbumTitle} "
        + $"WHERE AlbumTitle >= @startTitle "
        + $"AND AlbumTitle < @endTitle",
        new SpannerParameterCollection {
            {"startTitle", SpannerDbType.String},
            {"endTitle", SpannerDbType.String} });
    cmd.Parameters["startTitle"].Value = startTitle;
    cmd.Parameters["endTitle"].Value = endTitle;
    using (var reader = await cmd.ExecuteReaderAsync())
    {
        while (await reader.ReadAsync())
        {
            var marketingBudget = reader.IsDBNull(
                reader.GetOrdinal("MarketingBudget")) ?
                "" :
                reader.GetFieldValue<string>("MarketingBudget");
            Console.WriteLine("AlbumId : "
            + reader.GetFieldValue<string>("AlbumId")
            + " AlbumTitle : "
            + reader.GetFieldValue<string>("AlbumTitle")
            + " MarketingBudget : "
            + marketingBudget);
        }
    }
}

C++

To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud Spanner, see the Cloud Spanner Client Libraries.

void QueryUsingIndex(google::cloud::spanner::Client client) {
  namespace spanner = ::google::cloud::spanner;

  spanner::SqlStatement select(
      "SELECT AlbumId, AlbumTitle, MarketingBudget"
      " FROM Albums@{FORCE_INDEX=AlbumsByAlbumTitle}"
      " WHERE AlbumTitle >= @start_title AND AlbumTitle < @end_title",
      {{"start_title", spanner::Value("Aardvark")},
       {"end_title", spanner::Value("Goo")}});
  using RowType =
      std::tuple<std::int64_t, std::string, absl::optional<std::int64_t>>;
  auto rows = client.ExecuteQuery(std::move(select));
  for (auto const& row : spanner::StreamOf<RowType>(rows)) {
    if (!row) throw std::runtime_error(row.status().message());
    std::cout << "AlbumId: " << std::get<0>(*row) << "\t";
    std::cout << "AlbumTitle: " << std::get<1>(*row) << "\t";
    auto marketing_budget = std::get<2>(*row);
    if (marketing_budget) {
      std::cout << "MarketingBudget: " << *marketing_budget << "\n";
    } else {
      std::cout << "MarketingBudget: NULL\n";
    }
  }
  std::cout << "Read completed for [spanner_query_data_with_index]\n";
}

Go

To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud Spanner, see the Cloud Spanner Client Libraries.


import (
	"context"
	"fmt"
	"io"
	"strconv"

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

func queryUsingIndex(w io.Writer, db string) error {
	ctx := context.Background()
	client, err := spanner.NewClient(ctx, db)
	if err != nil {
		return err
	}
	defer client.Close()

	stmt := spanner.Statement{
		SQL: `SELECT AlbumId, AlbumTitle, MarketingBudget
			FROM Albums@{FORCE_INDEX=AlbumsByAlbumTitle}
			WHERE AlbumTitle >= @start_title AND AlbumTitle < @end_title`,
		Params: map[string]interface{}{
			"start_title": "Aardvark",
			"end_title":   "Goo",
		},
	}
	iter := client.Single().Query(ctx, stmt)
	defer iter.Stop()
	for {
		row, err := iter.Next()
		if err == iterator.Done {
			break
		}
		if err != nil {
			return err
		}
		var albumID int64
		var marketingBudget spanner.NullInt64
		var albumTitle string
		if err := row.ColumnByName("AlbumId", &albumID); err != nil {
			return err
		}
		if err := row.ColumnByName("AlbumTitle", &albumTitle); err != nil {
			return err
		}
		if err := row.ColumnByName("MarketingBudget", &marketingBudget); err != nil {
			return err
		}
		budget := "NULL"
		if marketingBudget.Valid {
			budget = strconv.FormatInt(marketingBudget.Int64, 10)
		}
		fmt.Fprintf(w, "%d %s %s\n", albumID, albumTitle, budget)
	}
	return nil
}

Java

To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud Spanner, see the Cloud Spanner Client Libraries.

static void queryUsingIndex(DatabaseClient dbClient) {
  Statement statement =
      Statement
          // We use FORCE_INDEX hint to specify which index to use. For more details see
          // https://cloud.google.com/spanner/docs/query-syntax#from-clause
          .newBuilder(
              "SELECT AlbumId, AlbumTitle, MarketingBudget "
                  + "FROM Albums@{FORCE_INDEX=AlbumsByAlbumTitle} "
                  + "WHERE AlbumTitle >= @StartTitle AND AlbumTitle < @EndTitle")
          // We use @BoundParameters to help speed up frequently executed queries.
          //  For more details see https://cloud.google.com/spanner/docs/sql-best-practices
          .bind("StartTitle")
          .to("Aardvark")
          .bind("EndTitle")
          .to("Goo")
          .build();
  try (ResultSet resultSet = dbClient.singleUse().executeQuery(statement)) {
    while (resultSet.next()) {
      System.out.printf(
          "%d %s %s\n",
          resultSet.getLong("AlbumId"),
          resultSet.getString("AlbumTitle"),
          resultSet.isNull("MarketingBudget") ? "NULL" : resultSet.getLong("MarketingBudget"));
    }
  }
}

Node.js

To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud Spanner, see the Cloud Spanner Client Libraries.

// Imports the Google Cloud client library
const {Spanner} = require('@google-cloud/spanner');

/**
 * TODO(developer): Uncomment the following lines before running the sample.
 */
// const projectId = 'my-project-id';
// const instanceId = 'my-instance';
// const databaseId = 'my-database';
// const startTitle = 'Ardvark';
// const endTitle = 'Goo';

// Creates a client
const spanner = new Spanner({
  projectId: projectId,
});

// Gets a reference to a Cloud Spanner instance and database
const instance = spanner.instance(instanceId);
const database = instance.database(databaseId);

const query = {
  sql: `SELECT AlbumId, AlbumTitle, MarketingBudget
        FROM Albums@{FORCE_INDEX=AlbumsByAlbumTitle}
        WHERE AlbumTitle >= @startTitle AND AlbumTitle <= @endTitle`,
  params: {
    startTitle: startTitle,
    endTitle: endTitle,
  },
};

// Queries rows from the Albums table
try {
  const [rows] = await database.run(query);

  rows.forEach(row => {
    const json = row.toJSON();
    const marketingBudget = json.MarketingBudget
      ? json.MarketingBudget
      : null; // This value is nullable
    console.log(
      `AlbumId: ${json.AlbumId}, AlbumTitle: ${json.AlbumTitle}, MarketingBudget: ${marketingBudget}`
    );
  });
} catch (err) {
  console.error('ERROR:', err);
} finally {
  // Close the database when finished.
  database.close();
}

PHP

To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud Spanner, see the Cloud Spanner Client Libraries.

use Google\Cloud\Spanner\SpannerClient;

/**
 * Queries sample data from the database using SQL and an index.
 *
 * The index must exist before running this sample. You can add the index
 * by running the `add_index` sample or by running this DDL statement against
 * your database:
 *
 *     CREATE INDEX AlbumsByAlbumTitle ON Albums(AlbumTitle)
 *
 * Example:
 * ```
 * query_data_with_index($instanceId, $databaseId);
 * ```
 *
 * @param string $instanceId The Spanner instance ID.
 * @param string $databaseId The Spanner database ID.
 * @param string $startTitle The start of the title index.
 * @param string $endTitle   The end of the title index.
 */
function query_data_with_index(
    $instanceId,
    $databaseId,
    $startTitle = 'Aardvark',
    $endTitle = 'Goo'
) {
    $spanner = new SpannerClient();
    $instance = $spanner->instance($instanceId);
    $database = $instance->database($databaseId);

    $parameters = [
        'startTitle' => $startTitle,
        'endTitle' => $endTitle
    ];

    $results = $database->execute(
        'SELECT AlbumId, AlbumTitle, MarketingBudget ' .
        'FROM Albums@{FORCE_INDEX=AlbumsByAlbumTitle} ' .
        'WHERE AlbumTitle >= @startTitle AND AlbumTitle < @endTitle',
        ['parameters' => $parameters]
    );

    foreach ($results as $row) {
        printf('AlbumId: %s, AlbumTitle: %s, MarketingBudget: %d' . PHP_EOL,
            $row['AlbumId'], $row['AlbumTitle'], $row['MarketingBudget']);
    }
}

Python

To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud Spanner, see the Cloud Spanner Client Libraries.

def query_data_with_index(
    instance_id, database_id, start_title="Aardvark", end_title="Goo"
):
    """Queries sample data from the database using SQL and an index.

    The index must exist before running this sample. You can add the index
    by running the `add_index` sample or by running this DDL statement against
    your database:

        CREATE INDEX AlbumsByAlbumTitle ON Albums(AlbumTitle)

    This sample also uses the `MarketingBudget` column. You can add the column
    by running the `add_column` sample or by running this DDL statement against
    your database:

        ALTER TABLE Albums ADD COLUMN MarketingBudget INT64

    """
    spanner_client = spanner.Client()
    instance = spanner_client.instance(instance_id)
    database = instance.database(database_id)

    params = {"start_title": start_title, "end_title": end_title}
    param_types = {
        "start_title": spanner.param_types.STRING,
        "end_title": spanner.param_types.STRING,
    }

    with database.snapshot() as snapshot:
        results = snapshot.execute_sql(
            "SELECT AlbumId, AlbumTitle, MarketingBudget "
            "FROM Albums@{FORCE_INDEX=AlbumsByAlbumTitle} "
            "WHERE AlbumTitle >= @start_title AND AlbumTitle < @end_title",
            params=params,
            param_types=param_types,
        )

        for row in results:
            print(u"AlbumId: {}, AlbumTitle: {}, " "MarketingBudget: {}".format(*row))

Ruby

To learn how to install and use the client library for Cloud Spanner, see the Cloud Spanner Client Libraries.

# project_id  = "Your Google Cloud project ID"
# instance_id = "Your Spanner instance ID"
# database_id = "Your Spanner database ID"
# start_title = "An album title to start with such as 'Ardvark'"
# end_title   = "An album title to end with such as 'Goo'"

require "google/cloud/spanner"

spanner = Google::Cloud::Spanner.new project: project_id
client  = spanner.client instance_id, database_id

sql_query = "SELECT AlbumId, AlbumTitle, MarketingBudget
             FROM Albums@{FORCE_INDEX=AlbumsByAlbumTitle}
             WHERE AlbumTitle >= @start_title AND AlbumTitle < @end_title"

params      = { start_title: start_title, end_title: end_title }
param_types = { start_title: :STRING,     end_title: :STRING }

client.execute(sql_query, params: params, types: param_types).rows.each do |row|
  puts "#{row[:AlbumId]} #{row[:AlbumTitle]} #{row[:MarketingBudget]}"
end

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