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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, CUBRID, H2, MARIADB, MEMSQL, MYSQL
current_user()

-- AURORA_POSTGRES, COCKROACHDB, DB2, DERBY, FIREBIRD, HANA, HSQLDB, INGRES, POSTGRES, SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, SQLSERVER, SYBASE, 
-- TERADATA
current_user

-- SQLITE
''

-- ACCESS, REDSHIFT, VERTICA
/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.15, see #10141)

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