Chapter 4 Getting Started Tutorial

Table of Contents

4.1 Creating a MySQL Connection
4.2 Creating a Model
4.3 Adding Data to Your Database

This tutorial provides a quick hands-on introduction to using MySQL Workbench for beginners. If you have used MySQL Workbench before you can safely skip this tutorial.

This tutorial uses a locally installed MySQL Server. If you only have access to a remote MySQL server, you must enter appropriate connection parameters as necessary. Although this tutorial uses a MySQL Workbench 6.1 release, the concepts are similar in previous versions. It is assumed that you have a basic understanding of MySQL concepts. This tutorial demonstrates the procedures on Microsoft Windows, but they are the same for all supported platforms.