If you want to use report and generate data from MySQL in Visual Studio 2015/2017, you need to install the right version of MySQL Connector and MySQL for Visual Studio Version.
If you don’t install the right version, may you will found not compatible your Visual Studio with your MySQL extensions.
MySQL Connector and MySQL for Visual Studio usually used to create report wizard and create connection this IDE and MySQL Database.
If you want to use this in Visual Studio 2015 or 2017 you can download this compatible MySQL Connector and MySQL for Visual Studio below.
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