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Query Streak Data in MySQL Workbench

Create a virtual MySQL database for Streak data in CData Connect (or Connect Server) and work with live Streak 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 Server), you get live access to Streak data as if it were a MySQL database. This article shows how to create a virtual database for Streak in Connect and work with live Streak data in MySQL Workbench.

Create a Virtual MySQL Database for Streak Data

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

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

    Use the following steps to generate a new API key for authenticating to Streak.

    1. Navigate to Gmail
    2. Click on the Streak dropdown to the right of the search bar
    3. Select the Integrations button. This will open a window where you can view existing integrations and create new API keys.
    4. Under the Streak API section of integrations, click the button to Create New Key.
  4. Click Save Changes
  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 Streak from MySQL Workbench.

Query Streak from MySQL Workbench

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

Connect to Streak 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 Streak Data

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

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