spec_arrow_fetch_arrow

Value

dbFetchArrow() always returns an object coercible to a data.frame

with as many rows as records were fetched and as many columns as fields in the result set, even if the result is a single value or has one or zero rows.

Failure modes

An attempt to fetch from a closed result set raises an error.

Specification

Fetching multi-row queries with one or more columns by default returns the entire result. The object returned by dbFetchArrow() can also be passed to nanoarrow::as_nanoarrow_array_stream() to create a nanoarrow array stream object that can be used to read the result set in batches. The chunk size is implementation-specific.