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CURRENT_USER

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

The CURRENT_USER() function produces the dialect dependent expression to produce the currently connected user for the JDBC connection.

SELECT current_user;
create.select(currentUser()).fetch();

The result being, for example

+--------------+
| current_user |
+--------------+
| sa           |
+--------------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

currentUser()

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

ASE, Informix, Oracle

user

Aurora MySQL, H2, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Snowflake

current_user()

Aurora Postgres, CockroachDB, DB2, Derby, Firebird, HSQLDB, Hana, Postgres, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, Sybase, Teradata, YugabyteDB

current_user

SQLite

''

Access, BigQuery, DuckDB, Exasol, Redshift, Trino, Vertica

/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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