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Code sample

C#

To learn how to install and use the client library for Spanner, see Spanner client libraries.

string connectionString =
    $"Data Source=projects/{projectId}/instances/{instanceId}"
    + $"/databases/{databaseId}";

// Create connection to Cloud Spanner.
using (var connection = new SpannerConnection(connectionString))
{
    await connection.OpenAsync();

    // Open a new read only transaction.
    var staleness = TimestampBound.OfExactStaleness(
        TimeSpan.FromSeconds(15));
    using (var transaction =
        await connection.BeginReadOnlyTransactionAsync(staleness))
    {
        var cmd = connection.CreateSelectCommand(
            "SELECT SingerId, AlbumId, AlbumTitle FROM Albums");
        cmd.Transaction = transaction;

        using (var reader = await cmd.ExecuteReaderAsync())
        {
            while (await reader.ReadAsync())
            {
                Console.WriteLine("SingerId : "
                    + reader.GetFieldValue<string>("SingerId")
                    + " AlbumId : "
                    + reader.GetFieldValue<string>("AlbumId")
                    + " AlbumTitle : "
                    + reader.GetFieldValue<string>("AlbumTitle"));
            }
        }
    }
}

C++

To learn how to install and use the client library for Spanner, see Spanner client libraries.

void ReadStaleData(google::cloud::spanner::Client client) {
  namespace spanner = ::google::cloud::spanner;
  // The timestamp chosen using the `exact_staleness` parameter is bounded
  // below by the creation time of the database, so the visible state may only
  // include that generated by the `extra_statements` executed atomically with
  // the creation of the database. Here we at least know `Albums` exists.
  auto opts = spanner::Transaction::ReadOnlyOptions(std::chrono::seconds(15));
  auto read_only = spanner::MakeReadOnlyTransaction(std::move(opts));

  spanner::SqlStatement select(
      "SELECT SingerId, AlbumId, AlbumTitle FROM Albums");
  using RowType = std::tuple<std::int64_t, std::int64_t, std::string>;

  auto rows = client.ExecuteQuery(std::move(read_only), std::move(select));
  for (auto& row : spanner::StreamOf<RowType>(rows)) {
    if (!row) throw std::move(row).status();
    std::cout << "SingerId: " << std::get<0>(*row)
              << " AlbumId: " << std::get<1>(*row)
              << " AlbumTitle: " << std::get<2>(*row) << "\n";
  }
}

Go

To learn how to install and use the client library for Spanner, see Spanner client libraries.


import (
	"context"
	"fmt"
	"io"
	"time"

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

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

	ro := client.ReadOnlyTransaction().WithTimestampBound(spanner.ExactStaleness(15 * time.Second))
	defer ro.Close()

	iter := ro.Read(ctx, "Albums", spanner.AllKeys(), []string{"SingerId", "AlbumId", "AlbumTitle"})
	defer iter.Stop()
	for {
		row, err := iter.Next()
		if err == iterator.Done {
			return nil
		}
		if err != nil {
			return err
		}
		var singerID int64
		var albumID int64
		var albumTitle string
		if err := row.Columns(&singerID, &albumID, &albumTitle); err != nil {
			return err
		}
		fmt.Fprintf(w, "%d %d %s\n", singerID, albumID, albumTitle)
	}
}

Java

To learn how to install and use the client library for Spanner, see Spanner client libraries.

static void readStaleData(DatabaseClient dbClient) {
  try (ResultSet resultSet =
      dbClient
          .singleUse(TimestampBound.ofExactStaleness(15, TimeUnit.SECONDS))
          .read(
              "Albums", KeySet.all(), Arrays.asList("SingerId", "AlbumId", "MarketingBudget"))) {
    while (resultSet.next()) {
      System.out.printf(
          "%d %d %s\n",
          resultSet.getLong(0),
          resultSet.getLong(1),
          resultSet.isNull(2) ? "NULL" : resultSet.getLong("MarketingBudget"));
    }
  }
}

Node.js

To learn how to install and use the client library for Spanner, see 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';

// 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);

// Reads rows from the Albums table
const albumsTable = database.table('Albums');

const query = {
  columns: ['SingerId', 'AlbumId', 'AlbumTitle', 'MarketingBudget'],
  keySet: {
    all: true,
  },
};

const options = {
  // Guarantees that all writes committed more than 15 seconds ago are visible
  exactStaleness: 15,
};

try {
  const [rows] = await albumsTable.read(query, options);

  rows.forEach(row => {
    const json = row.toJSON();
    const id = json.SingerId;
    const album = json.AlbumId;
    const title = json.AlbumTitle;
    const budget = json.MarketingBudget ? json.MarketingBudget : '';
    console.log(
      `SingerId: ${id}, AlbumId: ${album}, AlbumTitle: ${title}, MarketingBudget: ${budget}`
    );
  });
} catch (err) {
  console.error('ERROR:', err);
} finally {
  // Close the database when finished.
  await database.close();
}

PHP

To learn how to install and use the client library for Spanner, see Spanner client libraries.

use Google\Cloud\Spanner\Duration;
use Google\Cloud\Spanner\SpannerClient;

/**
 * Reads sample data from the database.  The data is exactly 15 seconds stale.
 * Guarantees that all writes committed more than 15 seconds ago are visible.
 * Example:
 * ```
 * read_stale_data
 *($instanceId, $databaseId);
 * ```
 *
 * @param string $instanceId The Spanner instance ID.
 * @param string $databaseId The Spanner database ID.
 */
function read_stale_data($instanceId, $databaseId)
{
    $spanner = new SpannerClient();
    $instance = $spanner->instance($instanceId);
    $database = $instance->database($databaseId);
    $keySet = $spanner->keySet(['all' => true]);
    $results = $database->read(
        'Albums',
        $keySet,
        ['SingerId', 'AlbumId', 'AlbumTitle'],
        ['exactStaleness' => new Duration(15)]
    );

    foreach ($results->rows() as $row) {
        printf('SingerId: %s, AlbumId: %s, AlbumTitle: %s' . PHP_EOL,
            $row['SingerId'], $row['AlbumId'], $row['AlbumTitle']);
    }
}

Python

To learn how to install and use the client library for Spanner, see Spanner client libraries.

def read_stale_data(instance_id, database_id):
    """Reads sample data from the database. The data is exactly 15 seconds
    stale."""
    import datetime

    spanner_client = spanner.Client()
    instance = spanner_client.instance(instance_id)
    database = instance.database(database_id)
    staleness = datetime.timedelta(seconds=15)

    with database.snapshot(exact_staleness=staleness) as snapshot:
        keyset = spanner.KeySet(all_=True)
        results = snapshot.read(
            table="Albums",
            columns=("SingerId", "AlbumId", "MarketingBudget"),
            keyset=keyset,
        )

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

Ruby

To learn how to install and use the client library for Spanner, see Spanner client libraries.

# project_id  = "Your Google Cloud project ID"
# instance_id = "Your Spanner instance ID"
# database_id = "Your Spanner database ID"
require "google/cloud/spanner"

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

# Perform a read with a data staleness of 15 seconds
client.snapshot staleness: 15 do |snapshot|
  snapshot.read("Albums", [:SingerId, :AlbumId, :AlbumTitle]).rows.each do |row|
    puts "#{row[:SingerId]} #{row[:AlbumId]} #{row[:AlbumTitle]}"
  end
end

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