dbForge Studio


dbForge Studio can connect to MariaDB SkySQL services, allowing you to run queries interactively:

  • dbForge Studio is a graphical database tool

  • dbForge Studio is available for Windows


dbForge Studio has been tested by MariaDB to properly connect and execute queries with:

  • Multi-Node Analytics

  • Replicated Transactions

  • Single Node Analytics

  • Single Node Transactions

Tested Versions

These instructions are based on:

  • dbForge Studio version 9.0.791 for Windows

When using other versions, these instructions may require adjustment.


To connect to a MariaDB SkySQL service:

  1. Determine the connection parameters for your MariaDB SkySQL service.

  2. Download the certificate authority chain.

  3. Create a new Database Connection.

  4. In the "General" tab:

    • Fill in the connection information for your SkySQL service.

      • For Host, enter the Fully Qualified Domain Name of your service.

      • For Port, enter the read-write port or read-only port of your service.

      • For User, enter the default username for your service or the username you created.

      • For Password, enter the default password for your default user, the password you set for the default user, or the password for the database user you created.

  5. In the "Security" tab:

    • Select the "Use security protocol" checkbox, and the "SSL" button.

    • In the "Authority Certificate" text box, enter the path to the certificate authority chain (.pem) file.