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Error opening SHOW VARIABLES LIKE aurora-version when connecting to MariaDB via ODBC


Environment Details

When selecting the input data tool to connect to MariaDB via an ODBC DSN, the following error occurs in the workflow.

Error opening "SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'aurora_version'"

The Visual Query Builder does show a table, so a connection is made, but any query placed into the Editor and clicking on the Test Query button produces the error. Or simply running the workflow will produce the error.

  • Alteryx Designer ≤ 2020.1.2
  • MariaDB ODBC Driver


MariaDB is not supported.





An enhancement request has been created to support MariaDB in a future release of Alteryx Designer. There are no guarantees that an enhancement will be implemented.