This topic describes how to add a MySQL-compatible data source in DataV. After you add such a data source, you can use a MySQL database of a version earlier than MySQL 5.2 as a data source of the widgets in your DataV project.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the DataV console.
  2. Click the Data Sources tab and then Add Source.
  3. Select MySQL Compatible Database from the Type drop-down list.
  4. Enter database information.
    Add Data Source
    Parameter Description
    Name The name that you want to display for the data source.
    Domain Name The domain name or IP address that is used to connect to the database.
    Notice The DataV server can use the domain name or IP address to access your database over the Internet or an internal network in some regions of Alibaba Cloud. If you need to access a Data Lake Analytics database over the Internet, an example of the domain name is umxxxxxxxx-31xxxxxx.cn-hangzhou.datalakeanalytics.aliyuncs.com.
    Username The username that is used to connect to the database.
    Password The password that is used to connect to the database.
    Port The port that is used to connect to the database.
    Database The database that you use as the data source.
    insecureAuth If you enable this feature, MySQL databases of versions earlier than MySQL 5.2 are supported, but not all these databases are fully compatible.
    Compatible with Azure Database for MySQL If you enable this feature, you can use a Microsoft Azure Database for MySQL database as the data source.

    After you enter the database information, DataV automatically tests whether the database can be connected.

    The following figure shows the information of a Data Lake Analytics database.Add a Data Lake Analytics database
  5. After the database passes the connectivity test, click OK.