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Testing MySQL Server

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Embedded MySQL server for use in tests. It allows testing your Java or other JVM based application against a real MySQL server with no external dependencies to deploy or manage.


Add the library as a test dependency:


Use it in your tests:

public void testDatabase()
        throws Exception
    try (TestingMySqlServer server = new TestingMySqlServer("testuser", "testpass", "testdb");
            Connection connection = DriverManager.getConnection(server.getJdbcUrl("testdb"));
            Statement statement = connection.createStatement()) {
        statement.execute("CREATE TABLE test_table (id bigint PRIMARY KEY)");
        statement.execute("INSERT INTO test_table (id) VALUES (123)");

The server takes a few seconds to startup, so you will likely want to leave it running between tests. Make sure the server is always shutdown (by calling the close() method or using try-with-resources), otherwise the mysqld process will stay running after the JVM exits.


The code in this project is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0. The bundled MySQL server is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL), Version 2.0.

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