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(To be removed) Get database catalog names

catalogs will be removed in a future release. Use the DefaultCatalog and Catalogs properties of the connection object instead.


cn = catalogs(conn)



cn = catalogs(conn) returns the catalogs for the database connection conn.


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Create a database connection conn to the MySQL® database using the JDBC driver. Use the Vendor name-value pair argument of database to specify a connection to a MySQL database. Here, this code assumes that you are connecting to a database named dbname on a database server named sname with user name username and password pwd.

conn = database('dbname','username','pwd',...

Alternatively, use the native ODBC interface for an ODBC connection. For details, see database.

Retrieve the catalog names using conn.

cn = catalogs(conn)
cn = 


cat returns a cell array of catalog names in the MySQL database.

Close the connection.


Input Arguments

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Database connection, specified as a connection object created using the database function.

Output Arguments

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Catalog names, returned as a cell array containing the names of the catalogs in the database. The contents of cn that you see depend upon your permission settings in the database.

Introduced in R2010a

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