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To create a MySQL destination, fill the host, port and other information that Hightouch needs to connect to your MySQL database.
Once you created your model, you can start creating a sync to sync data.
Select the table you want to sync data:
Select the ID mapping between your source data and column in MySQL:
Note: the ID you choose on MySQL mapping(right side) must be a PRIMARY KEY or UNIQUE column in order for Hightouch to associate data from source to destination properly.
Select fields from source and destination column that you want to sync to MySQL:
You will have the option to use the
LOAD DATA statement in the upsert query during your sync.
This statement loads data from a text file into your database, which can be 20x faster than
the default query We're using,
INSERT INTO. However, Hightouch will replace the row in the database
if it already exists when using
LOAD DATA. This means that if any database fields aren't mapped in Hightouch,
they will be
NULLed because MySQL will replace that found row with just the mapped record from Hightouch.
Checkout the MySQL documentation on
Hightouch will create the file of the queried rows to upsert during the sync. However, in order
for Hightouch to successfully sync with
LOAD DATA, you need to enable the
local_infile system variable.