How to Use MySQL with Python by Sujith Kumar

November 12, 2020

If you're a Python Developer or someone who is trying for a database development career or want to scale up and work as a database programmer, knowing how to use MySQL with Python will be an added advantage. MySQL is one such popular database management system that allows you to manage relational databases. MySQL can be better referred to as a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). However, this blog is intended to help you learn how to use MySQL with Python. 

Before you move on to knowing how to use MySQL with Python, you should know what MySQL is, its advantages and the different areas of its application. 

What is MySQL?

  • It is a database management system and an open source software backed by Oracle. 
  • MySQL has the adaptability to run on various platforms like Linux, UNIX, Windows, etc. 
  • Whether you want to install on a desktop or on a server, it’s possible with MySQL. 

How to Connect to MYSQL Using Python 

When you work with Python, you'll need to work with different database types and different MySQL Packages. You must install one (or more) of the following packages before you can access MySQL databases using Python in a virtual environment:


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3 months ago

very good

3 years ago

How python will behave if we will query table of 120 gb and will try to process the output ?

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