Connect MySQL to Oracle SQL Developer

  1. Download the latest MySQL JDBC connector from the mysql website (Note you need to unzip the file to a jar file)
  2. Open SQL Developer and navigate to “Tools > Preferences > Database > Third Party JDBC Driver”.
  3. Click the “Add Entry…” button and highlight the “mysql-connector-java-8.0.23.jar” file and click the “Select” button, and then click ok
  4. When you create a new connection, the “Database Type” dropdown includes a MySQL option. 

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