Database management tool is a computer software application that facilitate to definition, creation, querying, update and administration of database. Also there should be several actions to prevent data loss and unsecured access to the stored data.

In this article we would like to showcase some of the best Database Management Tools which might help you to manage your all database related tasks easily.

Following applications may help you to work with multiple database engines, sql execution, users management, multiple connections etc..

If you know some other useful database management tools, please let us know by posting a comment below, we would love to hear your feedback. Let’s check these database management tools one by one.

1. Navicat DB Admin Tool


Navicat is one of the most reliable and popular database management tool which has myriad of features to manage your database easily. Navicat comes with an incredibly easy-to-use and an even more intuitive interface for finding desired profiles and creating automated batch jobs.

With Navicat 12, you can manage both on-premises and cloud databases such as Amazon RDS, Amazon Aurora, Amazon Redshift, SQL Azure, Oracle Cloud, and Google Cloud. Connecting to a cloud database is simple, you can establish a connection using the pertinent information that your cloud database provides.

It supports MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQLite and works well with Windows, Mac, Linux & iOS. It has a clear, powerful & well-designed GUI which is ahead of other solutions. The query builder, backup, import/export, scheduling, spreadsheet-like data editor, code completion features are all easy to use and save plenty of time.

Navicat 12 contains a collection of predefined snippets, or you can create your own custom snippets that you commonly-used. Drag a snippet into the SQL Editor and quickly reduce the amount of time spent on writing repetitive code and decreases the potential for errors. You can also add placeholders in a snippet, or make changes to the specific parts of a snippet by tabbing between the placeholders while modifying the snippets in your SQL.

It provides an easier and more intuitive way to visually compare and identify the differences between two databases. And it shows side-by-side DDL comparison that makes it easy to locate all the object differences.

Navicat comes with cross platform licensing which means you can purchase this tool once and select a platform to activate later and on transfer your license. Navicat supports Windows, macOS and Linux.
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2. phpMyAdmin


phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. phpMyAdmin supports a wide range of operations on MySQL and MariaDB. Frequently used operations (managing databases, tables, columns, relations, indexes, users, permissions, etc) can be performed via the user interface, while you still have the ability to directly execute any SQL statement.

With phpMyAdmin you can create/manage databases, tables, db users, optimize and check for errors in your db tables, run queries, export/import data in plenty of file formats, and much more; couple all of that with ease of installation and you’ve got yourself a true winner.
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3. MyDB Studio


MyDB Studio is a complete collection of powerful tools for MySQL Server administration. This tool provides myriad of features like Create/Modify/Delete Database, Backup/Restore database, Export Database Table info in XML, Excel, Word and Synchronise your database. You can also create complete PHP scripts, search in MySQl manual with MYDB Studio Embed browser and much more.
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4. Sequel Pro


Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases. Sequel Pro gives you direct access to your MySQL Databases on local and remote servers. o get started with Sequel Pro, make sure to check out their docs page (but a word of caution, the docs is still under development at this time).
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5. SQL Server Management Studio


SSMS is an integrated environment for managing any SQL infrastructure, from SQL Server to SQL Database. SSMS provides tools to configure, monitor, and administer instances of SQL. Use SSMS to deploy, monitor, and upgrade the data-tier components used by your applications, as well as build queries and scripts.

Use SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) to query, design, and manage your databases and data warehouses, wherever they are – on your local computer, or in the cloud.
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6. MyWebSQL


MyWebSql is an open source, web based, WYSIWYG mysql client written in PHP. It utilizes modern day technologies and browsers to provide a fast, intuitive querying and editing interface to the mysql databases.

Creating, editing and deleting tables or records are easily done in a grid mode which also makes working with multiple items at the same time possible. Also, shortcuts for any actions exist inside context menus to make browsing faster.
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7. DBeaver


DBeaver is a free database management application which works with many different engines including MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle, SQLite, Sybase, Firebird and much more. As the application is built with Java, it works in all major operating systems (Windows, Mac & Linux). It can handle all the major tasks like metadata editing (tables, columns, keys, indexes), custom SQL execution, users management, multiple connections, etc.
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8. DB Front


dbFront is a no code, simple to administer and simple to use web application, that allows you to quickly build a client interface for your existing database that is immediately useful, and which will dynamically update itself as your database changes. dbFront is designed to run on a Microsoft web server and is compatible with Oracle 10+, Microsoft SQL Server 2000+ and MySQL 4.
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Best Database Management Tools 2017
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