Type of Support: Read & Write, In-Database
Validated On: Database version 5.1
Database version 5.6, 5.7 (Spatial support)
ODBC client version,
ODBC client version, ANSI and UnicodeĀ® encoding (Spatial support)
Connection Type: ODBC (32- and 64-bit)
Driver Details:

The ODBC driver can be downloaded from MySQL.

In-Database processing requires 64-bit database drivers.

Alteryx tools used to connect

Additional Details


Database Version 5.1

  • Maximum Columns In Table: 4096
  • Maximum Column Name Length: 64 characters
  • Maximum Row Size: 65535 bytes (does not include LOB size)

ODBC Version (32- and 64-bit)

  • Fixed Numeric is transported as a SQL_C_CHAR; SQL_NUMERIC not supported.
  • Known bug with BIT datatypes (MySQL Bug#37118) - returns false no matter what you do.


  • MySQL does not have a native OLEDB provider.