Python API

Database

class RPA.Database.Configuration

Bases: object

Class to handle configuration from config files and class init

all_but_empty()
get(param, default=None)
get_connection_parameters_as_string(conf=None)
parse_arguments(module_name, database, username, password, host, port, charset, config_file: str)
set_default_port(port)
set_val(param, value)
class RPA.Database.Database

Bases: object

Database is a library for handling different database operations.

All database operations are supported. Keywords Query and Get Rows return values by default in RPA.Table format.

Library is compatible with any Database API Specification 2.0 module.

References:

Examples

Robot Framework

*** Settings ***
Library         RPA.Database

*** Tasks ***
Get Orders From Database
    Connect To Database  pymysql  tester  user  password  127.0.0.1
    @{orders}            Query    Select * FROM incoming_orders
    FOR   ${order}  IN  @{orders}
        Handle Order  ${order}
    END

Python

from RPA.Database import Database
from RPA.Robocloud.Secrets import FileSecrets

filesecrets = FileSecrets("secrets.json")
secrets = filesecrets.get_secret("databasesecrets")

db = Database()
db.connect_to_database('pymysql',
                    secrets["DATABASE"],
                    secrets["USERNAME"],
                    secrets["PASSWORD"],
                    '127.0.0.1'
                    )
orders = db.query("SELECT * FROM incoming_orders")
for order in orders:
    print(order)
ROBOT_LIBRARY_DOC_FORMAT = 'REST'
ROBOT_LIBRARY_SCOPE = 'GLOBAL'
call_stored_procedure(name, params=None, sanstran=False)

Call stored procedure with name and params.

Parameters
  • name – procedure name

  • params – parameters for the procedure as a list, defaults to None

  • sanstran – run command without an explicit transaction commit or rollback, defaults to False

Example:

@{params}     Create List   FirstParam   SecondParam   ThirdParam
@{results}    Call Stored Procedure   mystpr  ${params}
connect_to_database(module_name=None, database=None, username=None, password=None, host=None, port=None, charset=None, config_file='db.cfg')

Connect to database using DB API 2.0 module.

Parameters
  • module_name – database module to use

  • database – name of the database

  • username – of the user accessing the database

  • password – of the user accessing the database

  • host – SQL server address

  • port – SQL server port

  • charset – for example, “utf-8”, defaults to None

  • config_file – location of configuration file, defaults to “db.cfg”

Example:

Connect To Database  pymysql  database  username  password  host  port
Connect To Database  ${CURDIR}${/}resources${/}dbconfig.cfg
description(table)

Get description of the SQL table

Parameters

table – name of the SQL table

Example:

Connect To Database    pymysql  mydb  user  pass  127.0.0.1
${db_description}      Description  mytable
disconnect_from_database()

Close connection to SQL database

Example:

Connect To Database    pymysql  mydb  user  pass  127.0.0.1
${result}              Query   Select firstname, lastname FROM table
Disconnect From Database
execute_sql_script(filename, sanstran=False)

Execute content of SQL script as SQL commands.

Parameters
  • filename – filepath to SQL script to execute

  • sanstran – run command without an explicit transaction commit or rollback, defaults to False

Example:

Execute SQL Script   script.sql
get_number_of_rows(table, conditions=None)

Get number of rows in a table. Conditions can be given as arguments for WHERE clause.

Parameters
  • table – name of the SQL table

  • conditions – restrictions for selections, defaults to None

Example:

${count}   Get Number Of Rows  tablename
${count}   Get Number Of Rows  tablename  column1=5 and column2='x'
get_rows(table, columns=None, conditions=None, as_table=True)

Get rows from table. Columns and conditions can be set to filter result.

Parameters
  • table – name of the SQL table

  • columns – name of columns to return, defaults to None means that all columns are returned

  • conditions – limiting result by WHERE clause, defaults to None

  • as_table – if result should be instance of Table, defaults to True False means that return type would be list

Example:

@{res}   Get Rows  tablename  arvo
@{res}   Get Rows  tablename  arvo  columns=id,name
@{res}   Get Rows  tablename  columns=id  conditions=column1='newvalue'
@{res}   Get Rows  tablename  conditions=column2='updatedvalue'
query(statement, assertion=None, sanstran=False, as_table=True)

Make a SQL query.

Parameters
  • statement – SQL statement to execute

  • assertion – assert on query result, row_count or columns. Works only for SELECT statements Defaults to None.

  • sanstran – run command without an explicit transaction commit or rollback, defaults to False

  • as_table – if result should be instance of Table, defaults to True False means that return type would be list

Example:

@{res}   Query   Select firstname, lastname FROM table
FOR  ${row}  IN  @{RES}
    Log   ${row}
END
@{res}   Query  Select * FROM table  row_count > ${EXPECTED}
@{res}   Query  Select * FROM table  'arvo' in columns
@{res}   Query  Select * FROM table  columns == ['id', 'arvo']
set_auto_commit(autocommit=True)

Set database auto commit mode.

Parameters

autocommit – boolean value for auto commit, defaults to True

Example:

Set Auto Commit             # auto commit is set on
Set Auto Commit   False     # auto commit is turned off