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

Is it possible to connect MySQL version 8 Managed database as the data source for Google data studio?

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Rajkishore J
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June 29, 2021
Accepted Answer


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.

If any error is being encountered, suggest changing the MySQL user password encrpytion method from caching_sha2_password to mysql_native_password.

For More details :

I hope this helps!

Regards, Rajkishore