Query eBay Analytics Data in MySQL Workbench

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eBay Analytics ODBC Driver

The eBay Analytics ODBC Driver is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with live data from eBay Analytics, directly from any applications that support ODBC connectivity.

Access eBay Analytics data like you would a database, including eBay Analytics Traffic, Customers, Sellers, etc. through a standard ODBC Driver interface.

Execute MySQL queries against live eBay Analytics data from MySQL Workbench.

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

Connect to eBay Analytics 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.

You can authenticate to eBay Analytics only via the OAuth 2 authentication method. The eBay Analytics API requires an access token created with the authorization code grant flow to authorize the requests.

You can follow the guide in the Help documentation for a step by step guide on how to authenticate using the OAuth 2 protocol.

Configure the SQL Gateway

See the SQL Gateway Overview to set up connectivity to eBay Analytics 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 eBay Analytics from MySQL Workbench

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

Connect to eBay Analytics through the SQL Gateway

  1. In MySQL Workbench, click to add a new MySQL connection.
  2. Name the connection (CData SQL Gateway for eBay Analytics).
  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 eBay Analytics Data

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

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