Connecting to MySQL database

8th June, 2018
Applies to: 7.x versions, Article available also for: 9.x (current), 8.x, 10.x
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To connect to MySQL create new documentation by clicking Add documentation and choosing Database connection.

Connection to SQL Server

On the connection screen choose MySQL as DBMS.

Provide database connection details:

  • Host - provide a host name or address where a database is on. E.g. server17, or
  • Port - change the default port of MySQL instance if required
  • User and password - provide your username and password
  • Database - type in schema name or click [...] and choose it from the list.

Connection to SQL Server

Here is a comparison with connection details in MySQL Workbench.

Connection to SQL Server

Connection to SQL Server

Saving password

You can save password for later connections by checking Save password option. Password are saved in the repository database.

Importing schema

When connection was successful Dataedo will read objects and show a list of objects found. You can choose which objects to import. You can also use advanced filter to narrow down list of objects.

Confirm list of objects to import by clicking Next.

Next screen with allow you to change default name of the documentation under with your schema will be visible in Dataedo repository.

Click Import to start the import.

When done close import window with Finish button.

Your database schema has been imported to new documentation in the repository.

MySQL support

Learn more about MySQL support in Dataedo.

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