IntelliJ – Connect to MySQL running in Vagrant

The Database feature of IntelliJ/PHPStorm is very powerful compared to the MySQL CLI. It allows your edit your data from the UI easily without writing any MySQL commands. Here is how you can connect your MySQL server running in a vagrant machine to the IntelliJ’s database feature and improve your productivity during development. Create a… Continue reading IntelliJ – Connect to MySQL running in Vagrant

5 Reasons MySQL Foreign Key constraints fail to create

Finding out why Foreign key creation fail When MySQL is unable to create a Foreign Key, it throws out this generic error message: ERROR 1215 (HY000): Cannot add foreign key constraint – The most useful error message ever. Fortunately, MySQL has this useful command that can give the actual reason about why it could not… Continue reading 5 Reasons MySQL Foreign Key constraints fail to create