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Connections to databases are managed using database drivers, which enable applications written in different programming languages to interact with the database management system. Java CAPS include the MySQL Native (mysql-connector-java-5.1.5-bin.jar), which is a Java implementation of the JDBC API, and communicates directly with the MySQL Driver.
The New Database Connection dialog box is displayed.
The URL identifies the type and location of a database server. The format is jdbc:mysql://hostname:port/database_name.
Note - Select the Remember password option. This is optional.
This displays a new Connection node in the Database Explorer under the Databases node.
This opens the New Database Connection dialog box.
The illustration shows that the Database Connection is enabled.
You are now connected to the MySQL RDBMS in the IDE.