Integrate Spanner with GORM (GoogleSQL dialect)

GORM is an object-relational mapping tool for the Go programming language. It provides a framework for mapping an object-oriented domain model to a relational database.

You can integrate GoogleSQL-dialect databases with GORM using the open source Spanner Dialect (SpannerDialect).

Set up GORM with Spanner GoogleSQL-dialect databases

To use the GoogleSQL GORM dialect in your application, add the following import statement to the file where GORM is initialized:

  import (

    _ ""
    spannergorm ""

  dsn := fmt.Sprintf("projects/%s/instances/%s/databases/%s", projectId, instanceId, databaseId),
  db, err := gorm.Open(spannergorm.New(spannergorm.Config{DriverName: "spanner", DSN: dsn}), &gorm.Config{})

See the GORM with GoogleSQL documentation for more connection options for Spanner.

Use GORM with Spanner GoogleSQL-dialect databases

For more information about the features and recommendations for using GORM with Spanner, consult the reference documentation on GitHub.

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