Connect Google Cloud SQL with MySQL Workbench

This post will show you how to create a Google Cloud SQL instance and connect your Google Cloud SQL instance database with MySQL Workbench. Before connecting, make sure you have enabled billing for Google Cloud Engine.

Creating a Google Cloud SQL instance

  1. Go to the Google Cloud Console.
  2. Create a new Cloud Console project, or open an existing project.
  3. In the sidebar on the left, select Cloud SQL to open the Cloud SQL control panel for the project.
  4. Click New Instance to create a new Cloud SQL instance in your project.
  5. Enter a name for the instance. The instance name will be automatically combined with your project name, and any domain-specific names as shown here: Continue reading Connect Google Cloud SQL with MySQL Workbench