The Database and Config App Connection through Docker

Learn how to correctly use Docker to connect the database and application.

Specifying the database in the file

Django automatically creates a db.sqlite3 file for us whenever we create a Django project. This is because SQLite is the default database for Django projects. However, we won't use this database. Instead, we'll delete the file and create our database of choice.

Let’s go to the file and specify the database—MySQL—we wish to use. In this file, we'll locate the DATABASES segment of the code and replace these lines:

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