Amazon Aurora MySQL support

Applies to: Dataedo 23.x (current) versions, Article available also for: 10.x, 24.x

Supported versions

  • MySQL 5.6 compatible
  • MySQL 5.7 compatible
  • PostgreSQL compatible - check here

Supported schema elements and metadata

MySQL 5.6/5.7 compatible

Dataedo reads following metadata from Amazon Aurora databases.

  • Tables
    • Columns
      • Data type with length
      • Nullable
      • Default value
      • Generated column formula
      • Data lineage*
    • Primary keys
      • Columns
    • Unique indexes
      • Column
    • Foreign keys
      • Columns
    • Triggers
      • When triggered
      • Script
  • Views
    • Columns (see tables)
    • Script
  • Procedures
    • Script
    • Parameters
  • Functions
    • Script
    • Parameters
    • Returned value


MySQL 5.6/5.7 compatibile

Dataedo reads Amazon Aurora comments from following objects:

  • Tables
    • Columns
    • Primary keys
    • Unique indexes
  • Views
    • Columns
  • Procedures
  • Functions

Dataedo does not write comments back to Amazon Aurora.

Data lineage

Dataedo builds Amazon Aurora lineage using MySQL Parser. Check the capabilities of automatic lineage.

Data profiling

Datedo supports following data profiling in database:

  • Tables
    • Rows count
  • Column distribution
    • Distinct values
    • Non-distinct values
    • Empty
    • NULL
  • Numeric columns profile
    • Minimum value
    • Maximum value
    • Average of values
    • Variance of values
    • Standard deviation
    • Span as difference between min and max value
    • Number of distinct values
  • String columns profile
    • Min value as first string in alphabetical order
    • Max value as last string in alphabetical order
    • Number of distinct values
  • Date columns profile
    • Min value as earliest date
    • Max value as latest date
    • Span as difference between min and max dates
    • Number of distinct dates
  • Top N values
    • Top 10/100/1000 popular values
    • All values if less than 1000 distinct
    • 10 Random values

Read more about profiling in a Data Profliling documentation.


MySQL 5.6/5.7 compatibile

Following schema/metadata elements currently are not supported:

  • Check constraints (vote)
  • Non unique indexes (vote)
  • Dependencies - not presented by Amazon Aurora


  • SSL connection is currently not supported

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