Query Odoo Data in MySQL Workbench

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Create a virtual MySQL database for Odoo data in CData Connect (or Connect Cloud) and work with live Odoo data in MySQL Workbench.

MySQL Workbench allows users to administer MySQL environments and gain better visibility into databases. When paired with CData Connect (on-premise or Connect Cloud), you get live access to Odoo data as if it were a MySQL database. This article shows how to create a virtual database for Odoo in Connect and work with live Odoo data in MySQL Workbench.

Create a Virtual MySQL Database for Odoo Data

CData Connect uses a straightforward, point-and-click interface to connect to data sources and generate APIs.

  1. Login to Connect and click Databases.
  2. Select "Odoo" from Available Data Sources.
  3. Enter the necessary authentication properties to connect to Odoo.

    To connect, set the Url to a valid Odoo site, User and Password to the connection details of the user you are connecting with, and Database to the Odoo database.

  4. Click Test Database.
  5. Click Privileges -> Add and add the new user (or an existing user) with the appropriate permissions.

With the virtual database created, you are ready to connect to Odoo from MySQL Workbench.

Query Odoo from MySQL Workbench

The steps below outline connecting to the virtual Odoo database in Connect from MySQL Workbench and issuing basic queries to work with live Odoo data.

Connect to Odoo through Connect

  1. In MySQL Workbench, click to add a new MySQL connection.
  2. Name the connection (CData Connect).
  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 Odoo Data

  1. Open the connection you just created (CData Connect).
  2. Click File -> New Query Tab.
  3. Write a SQL query to retrieve Odoo data, like SELECT * FROM odoodb.res_users;

With access to live Odoo data from MySQL Workbench, you can easily query and update Odoo, just like you would a MySQL database. Request a demo of the CData Connect and start working with Odoo as a cloud-based MySQL database today.