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  1. PostgreSQL support

    In addition to the MySQL support, it would be great, if WebMatrix would support PostgreSQL databases too.

    126 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
    • Extension to support SQLite

      Native support or the possibility to expand the program functionality via plugins so third parties would develop a wrapper for those databases.

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        2 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
        Under Review  ·  Simon TanSimon Tan responded

        Actually, we currently do support MySQL databases in WebMatrix. In order for this to function, you need to either install an application that uses MySQL, like Wordpress, or use Web Platform Installer to install the MySQL connector manually.

        Once those pieces are in place, you can go to the Databases workspace and connect to a MySQL database just like any other.

        We’ll take this as a recommendation to add SQLite support; thanks!

      • mongo db

        It would be nice if we could manage mongo db inside webmatrix

        41 votes
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        • Support MySQL 5.6

          I request to add support for other versions of MySQL too, such as MySQL 5.5/5.6 because availablity of support for any MySQL 5.1 forces WebMatrix users to stick with MySQL 5.1

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            0 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
          • 22 votes
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            • Please fix myqsl

              I have mysql database that i can change with any program.
              I made new php simple site, connected mysql database, when im trying to create new database im getting en error about syntax. If im creating table in for example phpmyadmin and then trying to change in webmatrix everything is ok.
              Any suggestion to this?
              Thanks.
              Alexei, best regards

              16 votes
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              • 16 votes
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                • Add in ODP.NET and PL/SQL support for Oracle

                  Since MySQL and SQL Server are supported, for those of us who have to write to Oracle DBs, adding in support for ODP.NET and PL/SQL would be fantastic.

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                    Under Review  ·  0 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
                  • Host mysql database

                    It would be great if I could just create and host a mysql database right from webmatrix without third-party programs.

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                    • Database syncronisation

                      I would be glad if it were possible to synchronize databases. Just so you do not have to touch it to an external device that can be carried out from the WebMatrix

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                      • SQl server login

                        This is great stuff, but no options with SQl server logins, i mean choosing login users.

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                          Under Review  ·  1 comment  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
                        • Can't reset mysql password

                          I can't seem to reset my MySQL password anywhere, & can't find help via google/MSN either.

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                            0 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
                          • connection string

                            WebMatrix 3 contains a frustrating bug when I enter a connection string in the Publish settings dialog (and validate it). The connection string is correct, but when I hit save, it forgets the connection string immediatly. The value in that field is not saved.

                            This makes it impossible for me to sync a SQL (non CE) database to a remote host. However Web Deploy might be complex software, this is a stupid bug.

                            Any help appreciated.

                            6 votes
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                            • copy sql statement to clipboard

                              right click on table > copy to clipboard >
                              - short name
                              - long name
                              - insert statement
                              - update .....

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                              • Bug with mysql database

                                When I have mysql db, and enter to any table I can delete any row in this table. But after DB/Table refresh it appear like was not removed..

                                4 votes
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                                • Add advanced row options in the db manager

                                  Right click table , select definition an you can edit table, HOWEVER no way to set the row value as uniqe, no way to change identity seed, and when you create relation between tables there is no way to set rule for the relation ex. cascade delete, etc. - all this is available when you open same db in visual studio, the editor there allows you to do all that, so my guess it should be easy to add to webmatrix too

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Enable support for multiline input in the table editor

                                    In the databases view there is no way to insert multiline tekst into table fields.

                                    Please make it possible to insert multiline tekst into the fields.

                                    3 votes
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                                      Under Review  ·  1 comment  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
                                    • Copy-paste of table data

                                      It would be nice if we can do copy-paste (or drug and drop) of the table data between two data bases (i.e. sdf files) including the format definition as well the contents. This is usefull when we import the table templates from multiple examples.

                                      2 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
                                      • Error "Please try running this command again as root/Administrator." when trying to install mysql package. Any suggestion?

                                        An error occurred.

                                        "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\nodejs\\node.exe" "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\nodejs\\node_modules\\npm\\bin\\npm-cli.js" "install" "mysql" "--json"

                                        Error: EPERM, open 'C:\Users\mike\AppData\Local\Temp\npm-5796\1347568485418-0.6367941724602133\package\test\integration\Query\results\test-long-fields.js'
                                        { [Error: EPERM, open 'C:\Users\mike\AppData\Local\Temp\npm-5796\1347568485418-0.6367941724602133\package\test\integration\Query\results\test-long-fields.js']
                                        errno: 50,
                                        code: 'EPERM',
                                        path: 'C:\\Users\\mike\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\npm-5796\\1347568485418-0.6367941724602133\\package\\test\\integration\\Query\\results\\test-long-fields.js' }

                                        Please try running this command again as root/Administrator.
                                        50 errno

                                        Failed: npm reported an error.

                                        NodeNpm.NpmException: Failed: npm reported an error.
                                        at NodeNpm.NpmApi.Install(INpmPackage package)
                                        at NodeNpm.NpmPackageManager.InstallPackage(INpmPackage package)
                                        at Microsoft.WebMatrix.NpmGallery.CachingPackageManger.InstallPackage(INpmPackage package)
                                        at Microsoft.WebMatrix.NpmGallery.PackageViewModel.Install()
                                        at System.Threading.Tasks.Task.InnerInvoke()
                                        at System.Threading.Tasks.Task.Execute()

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                                          Under Review  ·  2 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
                                        • Problem after upgrade??

                                          I don't know if it was the upgrade to version 2 but I no longer have the option to add a new table definition within the middle of other fields. The only option I have is to tab and add a table definition at the end. I no longer see the column menu to add a column item. What should I do to correct this? I hope I do not have to rekey all 100+ items in my table to get one field into a new location. Please assist....

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