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Introduction to MySQL Connector/Python

by Uma Bhat (speaking)

Session type
Technical level


Introducing the MySQL Connector/Python (which is written in pure Python and does not have any dependencies except Python Standard Library), it's supported features, Installation and some basic coding level examples.


Introducing MySQL Connector/Python that provides database driver support for connecting to MySQL from a Python program using an API that is compliant with the Python DB API version 2.0.

It is written in pure Python and does not have any dependencies except for the Python Standard Library.

We also describe about the supported features of MySQL Connector/Python's.

Installation and setting up MySQL Connector/Python.

Basic coding level examples using MySQL Connector/Python.

Speaker bio

Uma - Ronen

Uma Bhat is a Senior Support Engineer for MySQL at Oracle India, with more than 6 years experience in MySQL as a DBA. She deals with real time customer issues and resolution. Uma is passionate about Free and Open Source Software's and writing technical articles. She is also MySQL DBA Certified (CMDBA).

Ronen Baram hails from Oracle Australia, a Principal Sales Consultant for MySQL. He is enthusiast in Open Source Technologies, specially MySQL. His areas of expertise include MySQL Cluster and Replication.