mysql-connector-c++  8.0.21
About: MySQL Connector/C++ provides a C++ interface for communicating with MySQL servers.
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MySQL Connector/C++

This is a release of MySQL Connector/C++, the C++ interface for communicating with MySQL servers.

For detailed information please visit the official MySQL Connector/C++ documentation.


Please refer to files README and LICENSE, available in this repository, and Legal Notices in documentation for further details.

Download & Install

MySQL Connector/C++ can be installed from pre-compiled packages that can be downloaded from the MySQL downloads page. The process of installing of Connector/C++ from a binary distribution is described in MySQL online manuals

Building from sources

MySQL Connector/C++ can be installed from the source. Please check MySQL online manuals

GitHub Repository

This repository contains the MySQL Connector/C++ source code as per latest released version. You should expect to see the same contents here and within the latest released Connector/C++ package.

Sample Code

#include <iostream>
#include <mysqlx/xdevapi.h>

using ::std::cout;
using ::std::endl;
using namespace ::mysqlx;

int main(int argc, const char* argv[])
try {

  const char   *url = (argc > 1 ? argv[1] : "mysqlx://root@");

  cout << "Creating session on " << url
       << " ..." << endl;

  Session sess(url);

  cout <<"Session accepted, creating collection..." <<endl;

  Schema sch= sess.getSchema("test");
  Collection coll= sch.createCollection("c1", true);

  cout <<"Inserting documents..." <<endl;


    DbDoc doc(R"({ "name": "foo", "age": 1 })");

    Result add =
          .add(R"({ "name": "bar", "age": 2, "toys": [ "car", "ball" ] })")
          .add(R"({ "name": "bar", "age": 2, "toys": [ "car", "ball" ] })")
                 "name": "baz",
                  "age": 3,
                 "date": { "day": 20, "month": "Apr" }
          .add(R"({ "_id": "myuuid-1", "name": "foo", "age": 7 })")

    std::list<string> ids = add.getGeneratedIds();
    for (string id : ids)
      cout <<"- added doc with id: " << id <<endl;

  cout <<"Fetching documents..." <<endl;

  DocResult docs = coll.find("age > 1 and name like 'ba%'").execute();

  int i = 0;
  for (DbDoc doc : docs)
    cout <<"doc#" <<i++ <<": " <<doc <<endl;

    for (Field fld : doc)
      cout << " field `" << fld << "`: " <<doc[fld] << endl;

    string name = doc["name"];
    cout << " name: " << name << endl;

    if (doc.hasField("date") && Value::DOCUMENT == doc.fieldType("date"))
      cout << "- date field" << endl;
      DbDoc date = doc["date"];
      for (Field fld : date)
        cout << "  date `" << fld << "`: " << date[fld] << endl;
      string month = doc["date"]["month"];
      int day = date["day"];
      cout << "  month: " << month << endl;
      cout << "  day: " << day << endl;

    if (doc.hasField("toys") && Value::ARRAY == doc.fieldType("toys"))
      cout << "- toys:" << endl;
      for (auto toy : doc["toys"])
        cout << "  " << toy << endl;

    cout << endl;
  cout <<"Done!" <<endl;
catch (const mysqlx::Error &err)
  cout <<"ERROR: " <<err <<endl;
  return 1;
catch (std::exception &ex)
  cout <<"STD EXCEPTION: " <<ex.what() <<endl;
  return 1;
catch (const char *ex)
  cout <<"EXCEPTION: " <<ex <<endl;
  return 1;


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