Before you begin using HeatWave, the following is assumed:
You have an operational MySQL Database Service and you are able to connect to it using a MySQL client. If not, complete the steps described in Getting Started with MySQL Database Service, in the MySQL Database Service User Guide.
The data you want to query using HeatWave is available on the MySQL DB System. Data must be available on the MySQL DB System before it can be loaded into the HeatWave cluster. For information about importing data into a MySQL DB System, see Importing and Exporting Databases, in the MySQL Database Service User Guide.