8.5.x database.inc db_driver()
8.0.x database.inc db_driver()
8.1.x database.inc db_driver()
8.2.x database.inc db_driver()
8.3.x database.inc db_driver()
8.4.x database.inc db_driver()
8.6.x database.inc db_driver()
7.x database.inc db_driver()

Retrieves the name of the currently active database driver.

Return value

string The name of the currently active database driver.

Deprecated

as of Drupal 8.0.x, will be removed in Drupal 9.0.0. Instead, get a database connection injected into your service from the container and call driver() on it. For example, $injected_database->driver($string);

See also

\Drupal\Core\Database\Connection::driver()

Related topics

File

core/includes/database.inc, line 438
Core systems for the database layer.

Code

function db_driver() {
  return Database::getConnection()
    ->driver();
}