Amazon RDS for MySQL connection

You can create a connection asset for Amazon RDS for MySQL in a project or in a catalog. If you have a Watson Machine Learning service instance, you can promote the connection asset from a project to a deployment space. 

Amazon RDS for MySQL is a MySQL relational database that runs on Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS).

Supported tools

These tools support Amazon RDS for MySQL connections:

  • Data Refinery
  • Metadata Import
  • Notebooks. You can use the insert-to-code function to get the connection credentials and load the data into a data structure. See Load data from data source connections.

Supported versions

MySQL database versions 5.6 through 8.0

Amazon RDS for MySQL setup

For setup instructions, see these topics:


Username and password to Amazon RDS for MySQL. (IAM authentication is not supported.)

Watson Studio and Watson Knowledge Catalog plans

The Amazon RDS for MySQL connection is available on all Watson Studio and Watson Knowledge Catalog plans.

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Amazon RDS for MySQL