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DbVisualizer vs Squirrel SQL

Rogerio Kioshi
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Joined: Apr 12, 2005
Posts: 689

I use Squirrel SQL (http://squirrel-sql.sourceforge.net/) as database tool. I'd like to know what unique DbVisualizer features can attract me that I don't have using other db tools.

Roger Bjärevall
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Joined: Feb 19, 2009
Posts: 25

Sorry for the delay. I missed your post.

DbVisualizer is no rocket science but it is very mature and include a lot of utility features that makes DB admin and development easier.

Here are some of the major feature areas in DbVisualizer include:

- Schema Export with reverse engineering of DDL + export of table data
- Monitor feature which is used to periodically run SELECT statements and present the result in charts
- Professional table data editor with spreadsheet editing mode and row form mode
- Graphical query builder
- SQL Formatting
- Database object management with functions for create, alter, drop, etc. specifically for each of the supported databases
- Plug-in framework which allows integrating support for a database only by editing an XML file

Check the following web page for complete information:


Unfortunately we don't have an up-to-date comparison chart with Squirrel SQL.



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