The MySQLCursor of mysql-connector-python (and similar libraries) is used to execute statements to communicate with the MySQL database.
Using the methods of it you can execute SQL statements, fetch data from the result sets, call procedures.
You can create Cursor object using the cursor() method of the Connection object/class.
import mysql.connector #establishing the connection conn = mysql.connector.connect( user='root', password='password', host='127.0.0.1', database='mydb' ) #Creating a cursor object using the cursor() method cursor = conn.cursor()
Following are the various methods provided by the Cursor class/object.
|Sr.No||Method & Description|
This method is used to call existing procedures MySQL database.
This method is used to close the current cursor object.
This method gives information about the last query.
This method accepts a list series of parameters list. Prepares an MySQL query and executes it with all the parameters.
This method accepts a MySQL query as a parameter and executes the given query.
This method retrieves all the rows in the result set of a query and returns them as list of tuples. (If we execute this after retrieving few rows it returns the remaining ones)
This method fetches the next row in the result of a query and returns it as a tuple.
This method is similar to the fetchone() but, it retrieves the next set of rows in the result set of a query, instead of a single row.
This method returns the warnings generated by the last executed query.
Following are the properties of the Cursor class −
|Sr.No||Property & Description|
This is a read only property which returns the list containing the column names of a result-set.
This is a read only property which returns the list containing the description of columns in a result-set.
This is a read only property, if there are any auto-incremented columns in the table, this returns the value generated for that column in the last INSERT or, UPDATE operation.
This returns the number of rows returned/updated in case of SELECT and UPDATE operations.
This property returns the last executed statement.