Method: projects.instances.databases.get

Gets the state of a Cloud Spanner database.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The name of the requested database. Values are of the form projects/<project>/instances/<instance>/databases/<database>.

Authorization requires the following IAM permission on the specified resource name:

  • spanner.databases.get

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of Database.

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.