MySQL is an open-source relational database management system.
First, navigate to the Add resources section in the sidebar. Select External and select MySQL.
When adding a MySQL data source, you are able to add the name and description that will be visible in the Workbench and Catalog.
To authenticate and connect to MySQL, you must enter the following information:
  • Host
  • Port
  • Database
  • User
  • Password
  • Protocol
You can also add any number of custom parameters that can also be used for the connection to MySQL.
You are able to test the connection before proceeding by clicking Test Connection.
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