Welcome to aiomysql’s documentation!

aiomysql is a library for accessing a MySQL database from the asyncio (PEP-3156/tulip) framework. It depends and reuses most parts of PyMySQL . aiomysql tries to be like awesome aiopg library and preserve same api, look and feel.

Internally aiomysql is copy of PyMySQL, underlying io calls switched to async, basically await and async def coroutine added in proper places. sqlalchemy support ported from aiopg.



aiomysql based on PyMySQL , and provides same api, you just need to use await conn.f() instead of just call conn.f() for every method.

Properties are unchanged, so conn.prop is correct as well as conn.prop = val.

See example:

import asyncio
import aiomysql

loop = asyncio.get_event_loop()

async def test_example():
    conn = await aiomysql.connect(host='', port=3306,
                                       user='root', password='', db='mysql',

    cur = await conn.cursor()
    await cur.execute("SELECT Host,User FROM user")
    r = await cur.fetchall()
    await cur.close()



pip3 install aiomysql


aiomysql requires PyMySQL library.

Also you probably want to use aiomysql.sa.

aiomysql.sa module is optional and requires sqlalchemy. You can install sqlalchemy by running:

pip3 install sqlalchemy

Source code

The project is hosted on GitHub

Please feel free to file an issue on bug tracker if you have found a bug or have some suggestion for library improvement.

The library uses GitHub Actions for Continuous Integration and Codecov for coverage reports.


Authors and License

The aiomysql package is written by Nikolay Novik, PyMySQL and aio-libs contributors. It’s MIT licensed (same as PyMySQL).

Feel free to improve this package and send a pull request to GitHub.


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