Query Tally Data in MySQL Workbench

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

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

    Set the following connection properties to connect to Tally Instance:

    • Url: Set this to the URL for your Tally instance. For example: http://localhost:9000.
  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 Tally from MySQL Workbench.

Query Tally from MySQL Workbench

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

Connect to Tally 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 Tally Data

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

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