Join Sheeri Cabral for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing the CONNECT storage engine, part of Understanding MariaDB for MySQL Users.
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…Installing the CONNECT storage engine is extremely easy.…First, check your server to see if it is already installed.…So we're going to look at the plugins table of the information schema.…And SELECT PLUGIN_STATUS.…FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.PLUGINS.…WHERE PLUGINS NAME is CONNECT.…If you get a result of ACTIVE, as we did here, you already to go.…Most of the time, you will see the empty set, no results returned.…
This means that the plugins is not installed.…To ensure that you have the plugin, find out what your plugin directory is.…With show variables like plugin_dir.…Then do a directory listing of the plugin directory.…You can run external commands from within MySQL on Mac OS X and Linux and Unix.…By starting a line with an escaped exclamation point or bang.…So if we want to do ls -1 /usr/lib64/mysql/plugin,…our plugin directory.…
If you have the file ha_connect.so it means that you are ready to…install the connect plugin.…If not you need to make sure the MariaDB connect engine is installed.…And you can do this by using your package manager.…
- Why use dynamic columns?
- Creating, updating, and querying dynamic columns
- Installing the CONNECT storage engine
- Connecting to remote data
- Connecting to CSV, INI, and XML files
- Using PIVOT tables
- Accessing database metadata
- Working with the Cassandra storage engine