Query Wave Financial Data in MySQL Workbench

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Wave Financial ODBC Driver

The Wave Financial ODBC Driver is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with live data from Wave Financial, directly from any applications that support ODBC connectivity.

Access Wave Financial data like you would a database - read, write, and update Wave Financial Accounts, Customers, Products, etc. through a standard ODBC Driver interface.



Execute MySQL queries against live Wave Financial data from MySQL Workbench.

You can use the SQL Gateway from the ODBC Driver for Wave Financial to query Wave Financial data through a MySQL interface. Follow the procedure below to start the MySQL remoting service of the SQL Gateway and work with live Wave Financial data in MySQL Workbench.

Connect to Wave Financial Data

If you have not already done so, provide values for the required connection properties in the data source name (DSN). You can use the built-in Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to configure the DSN. This is also the last step of the driver installation. See the "Getting Started" chapter in the help documentation for a guide to using the Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to create and configure a DSN.

Connect using the API Token

You can connect to Wave Financial by specifying the APIToken You can obtain an API Token using the following steps:

  1. Log in to your Wave account and navigate to "Manage Applications" in the left pane.
  2. Select the application that you would like to create a token for. You may need to create an application first.
  3. Click the "Create token" button to generate an APIToken.

Connect using OAuth

If you wish, you can connect using the embedded OAuth credentials. See the Help documentation for more information.

Configure the SQL Gateway

See the SQL Gateway Overview to set up connectivity to Wave Financial data as a virtual MySQL database. You will configure a MySQL remoting service that listens for MySQL requests from clients. The service can be configured in the SQL Gateway UI.

Query Wave Financial from MySQL Workbench

The steps below outline connecting to the virtual Wave Financial database created in the SQL Gateway from MySQL Workbench and issuing basic queries to work with live Wave Financial data.

Connect to Wave Financial through the SQL Gateway

  1. In MySQL Workbench, click to add a new MySQL connection.
  2. Name the connection (CData SQL Gateway for Wave Financial).
  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 Wave Financial Data

  1. Open the connection you just created (CData SQL Gateway for Wave Financial).
  2. Click File -> New Query Tab.
  3. Write a SQL query to retrieve Wave Financial data, like SELECT * FROM `CData WaveFinancial Sys`.Invoices;

With access to live Wave Financial data from MySQL Workbench, you can easily query and update Wave Financial, just like you would a MySQL database. Get started now with a free, 30-day trial of the CData ODBC Driver for Wave Financial and the CData SQL Gateway.