Go to BlueMix or sign up for a new BlueMix trial account.
Check your email and confirm your new account.
Once you're logged in, go to work with data.
Create a new service.
Scroll down to dashDB.
Give the service and credentials a memorable name and create it.
Check the service credentials in the sidebar.
You should see all the necessary details in JSON form:
- port is the database port
- db is the database name
- username is the username you'll use to connect
- password is the password you'll use to connect