Drift Database Instrumentation

(New in version 7.13.1)

Drift is a library for easily managing SQLite databases within Flutter applications. The sentry_drift package provides Drift support for database performance instrumentation and allows you to track the performance of your queries.

The created spans will be attached to the transaction on the scope - if no transaction is on the scope the Drift span will not be sent to Sentry.

Before starting, ensure:

  1. The Sentry Flutter SDK is initialized. Learn more here.
  2. Performance Monitoring is set up. Learn more here.

Add the sentry_drift dependency to install the Drift database instrumentation.

sentry_flutter: ^8.0.0
sentry_drift: ^8.0.0

Inject SentryQueryExecutor into a Drift database instance:

import 'package:drift/native.dart';
import 'package:sentry_drift/sentry_drift.dart';

final executor = SentryQueryExecutor(
  () => NativeDatabase.memory(), // You can also provide your own database opener
  databaseName: 'my_db_name',
final database = AppDatabase(executor); // AppDatabase is an example of the auto-generated database class by Drift.

import 'package:drift/drift.dart';
import 'package:drift/native.dart';
import 'package:sentry/sentry.dart';
import 'package:sentry_drift/sentry_drift.dart';

import 'your_database.dart';

Future<void> driftTest() async {
  final tr = Sentry.startTransaction(
    bindToScope: true
  final executor = SentryQueryExecutor(
    () => NativeDatabase.memory(),
    databaseName: 'your_db_name',
  final db = AppDatabase(executor);

  await db.into(db.todoItems).insert(
          title: 'This is a test title',
          content: 'test',

  final items = await db.select(db.todoItems).get();

  await db.close();

  await tr.finish(status: const SpanStatus.ok());

To view the recorded transaction, log into sentry.io and open your project. Clicking Performance will open a page with transactions, where you can select the just recorded transaction with the name driftTest.

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