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PowerShell Scripting to Replicate HubSpot Data to MySQL

Write a simple PowerShell script to replicate HubSpot data to a MySQL database.

The CData Cmdlets for HubSpot offer live access to HubSpot data from within PowerShell. Using PowerShell scripts, you can easily automate regular tasks like data replication. This article will walk through using the CData Cmdlets for HubSpot and the CData Cmdlets for MySQL in PowerShell to replicate HubSpot data to a MySQL database.

After obtaining the needed connection properties, accessing HubSpot data in PowerShell and preparing for replication consists of four basic steps.

HubSpot uses the OAuth authentication standard. You can use the embedded OAuthClientId, OAuthClientSecret, and CallbackURL or you can obtain your own by registering an app.

See the Getting Started chapter of the help documentation for a guide to using OAuth.

Collecting HubSpot Data

  1. Install the module:

    Install-Module HubSpotCmdlets
  2. Connect to HubSpot:

    $hubspot = Connect-HubSpot
  3. Retrieve the data from a specific resource:

    $data = Select-HubSpot -Connection $hubspot -Table "Prospects"

    You can also use the Invoke-HubSpot cmdlet to execute pure SQL-92 statements:

    $data = Invoke-HubSpot -Connection $hubspot -Query 'SELECT * FROM Prospects WHERE Region = @Region' -Params @{'@Region'='ONTARIO'}
  4. Save a list of the column names from the returned data.

    $columns = ($data | Get-Member -MemberType NoteProperty | Select-Object -Property Name).Name

Inserting HubSpot Data into the MySQL Database

With the data and column names collected, you are ready to replicate the data into a MySQL database.

  1. Install the module:

    Install-Module MySQLCmdlets
  2. Connect to MySQL, using the server address and port of the MySQL server, valid user credentials, and a specific database with the table in which the data will be replicated:

    $mysql = Connect-MySQL -User $User -Password $Password -Database $Database -Server $Server -Port $Port
  3. Loop through the HubSpot data, store the values, and use the Add-MySQL cmdlet to insert the data into the MySQL database, one row at a time. In this example, the table will need to have the same name as the HubSpot resource (Prospects) and to exist in the database.

    $data | % { $row = $_ $values = @() $columns | % { $col = $_ $values += $row.$($col) } Add-MySQL -Connection $mysql -Table "Prospects" -Columns $columns -Values $values }

You have now replicated your HubSpot data to a MySQL database. This gives you freedom to work with HubSpot data in the same way that you work with other MySQL tables, whether that is performing analytics, building reports, or other business functions.

Notes

  • Once you have connected to HubSpot and MySQL in PowerShell, you can pipe command results to perform the replication in a single line:

    Select-HubSpot -Connection $hubspot -Table "Prospects" | % { $row = $_ $values = @() $columns | % { $col = $_ $values += $row.$($col) } Add-MySQL -Connection $mysql -Table "Prospects" -Columns $columns -Values $values }
  • If you wish to replicate the HubSpot data to another database using another PowerShell module, you will want to exclude the Columns, Connection, and Table columns from the data returned by the Select-HubSpot cmdlet since those columns are used to help pipe data from one CData cmdlet to another:

    $columns = ($data | Get-Member -MemberType NoteProperty | Select-Object -Property Name).Name | ? {$_ -NotIn @('Columns','Connection','Table')}