Query SurveyMonkey Data in MySQL Workbench

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Create a virtual MySQL database for SurveyMonkey data in CData Connect (or Connect Cloud) and work with live SurveyMonkey 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 SurveyMonkey data as if it were a MySQL database. This article shows how to create a virtual database for SurveyMonkey in Connect and work with live SurveyMonkey data in MySQL Workbench.

Create a Virtual MySQL Database for SurveyMonkey 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 "SurveyMonkey" from Available Data Sources.
  3. Enter the necessary authentication properties to connect to SurveyMonkey.

    SurveyMonkey uses the OAuth 2 authentication standard. See the Getting Started section in the help documentation for a guide.

  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 SurveyMonkey from MySQL Workbench.

Query SurveyMonkey from MySQL Workbench

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

Connect to SurveyMonkey 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 SurveyMonkey Data

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

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