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How can I connect matlab to mysql?

Asked by Tomas

Tomas (view profile)

on 10 Nov 2012

How can I connect matlab to mysql using ODBC?

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Sven (view profile)

on 11 Nov 2012

Use the Database toolbox.

What have you tried? In what ways didn't it meet your expectations?


Tomas (view profile)


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Answer by David Barry

David Barry (view profile)

on 11 Nov 2012

As Sven suggests, you should use the functions within the Database Toolbox - assuming of course that you have this toolbox. The help documents are very good and have some examples that should get you going. Please upload your code if you are still struggling.



Tomas (view profile)

on 11 Nov 2012

can you give me steps because i tried to do this

conn = database('localhost','root','')
a = isconnection(conn)

but i get this result

conn =
         Instance: 'localhost'
         UserName: 'root'
           Driver: []
              URL: []
      Constructor: [1x1 com.mathworks.toolbox.database.databaseConnect]
          Message: [1x166 char]
           Handle: 0
          TimeOut: []
       AutoCommit: 'off'
             Type: 'Database Object'
a =
Kaustubha Govind

Kaustubha Govind (view profile)

on 12 Nov 2012

What does conn.Message contain?

David Barry

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