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Query Google Ad Manager Data in MySQL Workbench

Execute MySQL queries against live Google Ad Manager data from MySQL Workbench.

You can use the SQL Gateway from the ODBC Driver for Google Ad Manager to query Google Ad Manager data through a MySQL interface. Follow the procedure below to start the MySQL remoting service of the SQL Gateway and work with live Google Ad Manager data in MySQL Workbench.

Connect to Google Ad Manager Data

If you have not already done so, provide values for the required connection properties in the data source name (DSN). You can use the built-in Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to configure the DSN. This is also the last step of the driver installation. See the "Getting Started" chapter in the help documentation for a guide to using the Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to create and configure a DSN.

Google Ads Manager uses the OAuth authentication standard. You can authorize the data provider to access Google Ads Manager as an individual user or with a service account that you create in the Google APIs Console. See the Getting Started section in the data provider help documentation for an authentication guide.

Configure the SQL Gateway

See the SQL Gateway Overview to set up connectivity to Google Ad Manager data as a virtual MySQL database. You will configure a MySQL remoting service that listens for MySQL requests from clients. The service can be configured in the SQL Gateway UI.

Query Google Ad Manager from MySQL Workbench

The steps below outline connecting to the virtual Google Ad Manager database created in the SQL Gateway from MySQL Workbench and issuing basic queries to work with live Google Ad Manager data.

Connect to Google Ad Manager through the SQL Gateway

  1. In MySQL Workbench, click to add a new MySQL connection.
  2. Name the connection (CData SQL Gateway for Google Ad Manager).
  3. Set the Hostname, Port, and Username parameters to connect to the SQL Gateway.
  4. Click Store in Vault to set and store the password.
  5. Click Test Connection to ensure the connection is configured properly and click OK.

Query Google Ad Manager Data

  1. Open the connection you just created (CData SQL Gateway for Google Ad Manager).
  2. Click File -> New Query Tab.
  3. Write a SQL query to retrieve Google Ad Manager data, like SELECT * FROM `CData GoogleAdsManager Sys`.Orders;

With access to live Google Ad Manager data from MySQL Workbench, you can easily query and update Google Ad Manager, just like you would a MySQL database. Get started now with a free, 30-day trial of the CData ODBC Driver for Google Ad Manager and the CData SQL Gateway.