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Connect Soda to MySQL

Last modified on 24-May-24

For Soda to run quality scans on your data, you must configure it to connect to your data source.
To learn how to set up Soda and configure it to connect to your data sources, see Get started.

Connection configuration reference

Install package: soda-mysql

data_source my_datasource_name:
  type: mysql
  host: 127.0.0.1
  username: simple
  password: simple_pass
  database: customers
Property Required Notes
type required Identify the type of data source for Soda.
host required Provide a host identifier.
username required Use system variables to retrieve this value securely.
password required Use system variables to retrieve this value securely.
database required Provide an identifier for your database.

Test the data source connection

To confirm that you have correctly configured the connection details for the data source(s) in your configuration YAML file, use the test-connection command. If you wish, add a -V option to the command to returns results in verbose mode in the CLI.

soda test-connection -d my_datasource -c configuration.yml -V

Supported data types

Category Data type
text CHAR, VARCHAR, TEXT
number BIG INT, NUMERIC, BIT, SMALLINT, DECIMAL, SMALLMONEY, INT, TINYINT, MONEY, FLOAT, REAL
time DATE, TIME, DATETIME, DATETIMEOFFSET




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Last modified on 24-May-24