GeeCON Prague 2014*
The moose likes JDBC and the fly likes DB Visualizer vs MySQL GUI Tools Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


JavaRanch » Java Forums » Databases » JDBC
Bookmark "DB Visualizer vs MySQL GUI Tools" Watch "DB Visualizer vs MySQL GUI Tools" New topic
Author

DB Visualizer vs MySQL GUI Tools

Scott Selikoff
author
Saloon Keeper

Joined: Oct 23, 2005
Posts: 3710
    
    5

Hi Roger,

I'm comfortable with MySQL GUI Tools (MySQL Administrator, MySQL Query Browser) but I'm not really happy with either of them. They are slow, don't help much with syntax errors, and the UI isn't all that intuitive. For example, I can't use control-c to copy a field value in a results set, I have to right click and choose an option from a menu.

I don't need a lot of bells as whistles, just a really useful query/table analyzer. How might DBVisualizer help me out in this regard?

-Scott


My Blog: Down Home Country Coding with Scott Selikoff
Hans Bergsten
Author
Ranch Hand

Joined: Dec 01, 2003
Posts: 106
Hi Scott,

The best way to see what DbVisualizer has to offer is to download it and ask for an evaluation license. There is also lots of feature overview, online demos and the Users Guide that you can look at on our website.

Kind Regards,
Hans
 
GeeCON Prague 2014
 
subject: DB Visualizer vs MySQL GUI Tools