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Query Sybase IQ Data in MySQL Workbench

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

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

    To connect to SybaseIQ, set User, Password, Server and Database properties. To secure connections with TLS/SSL, set UseSSL to TRUE.

  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 Sybase IQ from MySQL Workbench.

Query Sybase IQ from MySQL Workbench

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

Connect to Sybase IQ 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 Sybase IQ Data

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

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