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lucmel
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Custom query using MariaDB ODBC connector

Hi All,

 

I switched from MySQL connecto to MariaDB connector on POwer Bi Desktop.

Using the MySQL connector I was able to select "Advanced Oprions" and insert a SQL Statement for custom query.

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Now it seems using the new MariaDB Connector is not possibile to run a custom query:

 

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I selected DirectQuery but nothing...

Do you know if there is a way to run a custom MariaDB query?

 

Thank you in advance!

 

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v-shex-msft
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Hi @lucmel,

I'd like to suggest you use the basic odbc connector to get data, you can use this data connector with MariaDB connection string and the custom query:

Power Query ODBC connector - Power Query | Microsoft Docs

Creating a Data Source with MariaDB Connector/ODBC - MariaDB Knowledge Base

Regards,

Xiaoxin Sheng

Community Support Team _ Xiaoxin
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Hichamus
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Hello, did you find a solution for custom query using ODBC MariaDB connector ?

Hello Dear Friend,

Did you find any soluiton to get data using custom query (ODBC MariaDB connector)?

Will be very thankful is somebody share any solution.

Best Regards,
Guram

v-shex-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @lucmel,

I'd like to suggest you use the basic odbc connector to get data, you can use this data connector with MariaDB connection string and the custom query:

Power Query ODBC connector - Power Query | Microsoft Docs

Creating a Data Source with MariaDB Connector/ODBC - MariaDB Knowledge Base

Regards,

Xiaoxin Sheng

Community Support Team _ Xiaoxin
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Hi @v-shex-msft 

 

But does that mean you can't have a direct query anymore? Because i'm looking for a directquery mode, where i can still use a custom SQL statement

Best regards,

 

Willem

parry2k
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@lucmel I never used MarioDB and unfortunately have no idea, I hope someone else can help. 

 

 

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lucmel
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Understood. 

So,  do you know any version of the MariaDB connector for PowerBI that allows you to insert custom queries?

parry2k
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@lucmel Custom query option is based on the connector you are using and not all the connectors have this option, and seems like this case for the MariaDB.

 

 

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