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General purpose database GUI tool

paul wheaton

Joined: Dec 14, 1998
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Is there a general purpose database GUI tool out there that is free? I'm looking for something to use to poke around with some home experiments.

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SJ Adnams
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Joined: Sep 28, 2001
Posts: 925
toad and oem, don't know any 'generic tools'.
Michael Matola
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Joined: Mar 25, 2001
Posts: 1793
McKoi comes with JDBCQueryTool, which might be the kind of thing you're looking for.
[ May 09, 2003: Message edited by: Michael Matola ]
Praveen Balaji
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Joined: Jun 17, 2001
Posts: 60
I am writing one.. Can you please get back to me after a few days at
I am writing an open source tool - and will provide apis to write your own UI or use the one provided. Completely java based.
Till the, if you dont find any other tool, you could use database-specific tools.
Satish Gopalakrishnan
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Joined: Feb 13, 2001
Posts: 52
Try this but your DB must be JDBC compliant.
I agree. Here's the link:
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