You can add a connection to a MySQL database using ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

Follow these steps:

  1. Click Connections in the top navigation bar.

  2. In the Connections interface, click Add connection in the top right corner.

  3. In the Create Connection interface, enter the Connection name, and select the Connection type.

  4. After you select the MySQL Connection type, the rest of the connection properties appear.

    See the Create connection screen for MySQL

    Create MySQL connection

    • Connection name
      Name your connection.
    • Connection type
      Choose the MySQL connection type.
    • Host
      Specify the hostname or the IP address of the MySQL system
      Mandatory field.
    • Port
      Specify the port associated to the MySQL system
      Mandatory field.
    • User
      Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the MySQL system. This user should have necessary privileges to access the data in the databases
      Mandatory field.
    • Password
      Specify the password for the App User
      Mandatory field.
    • Version
      Specify the MYSQL version being connected to.

    See Connection properties for details, defaults, and examples.

  5. Click Create connection.