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How to connect MySQL managed database as a datasource in Google Data Studio

Posted June 29, 2021 385 views
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Is it possible to connect MySQL version 8 Managed database as the data source for Google data studio?

I am getting an error “Sorry, we encountered an error and were unable to complete your request”

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Hello,

From apr-29-2021 update Google supports MySQL 8 version.

The below URL will provide you steps to connect the MySQL database as a data source to google data studio.

https://support.google.com/datastudio/answer/7088031?hl=en#zippy=%2Cin-this-article

If any error is being encountered, suggest changing the MySQL user password encrpytion method from cachingsha2password to mysqlnativepassword.

For More details :
https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/databases/mysql/how-to/manage-users-and-databases/#password-encryption

I hope this helps!

Regards,
Rajkishore