SQL Workbench/J Alternatives

    SQL Workbench/J is described as 'free, DBMS-independent, cross-platform SQL query tool. It is written in Java and thus it should run on any operating system that provides a Java Runtime Environment' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SQL Workbench/J for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is DBeaver, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SQL Workbench/J are HeidiSQL (Free, Open Source), MySQL Workbench (Free, Open Source), phpMyAdmin (Free, Open Source) and Valentina Studio (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

    1. DBeaver - Universal Database Manager and SQL Client. DBeaver is free and open source (GPL) universal database tool for developers and database administrators. Usability is the main goal of this project, program UI is carefully designed and implemented.
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      DBeaver vs SQL Workbench/J opinions
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      Cleaner more intuitive GUI.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      3psilon Good alternative; a bit nicer GUI, maybe also a tad bit faster?
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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    2. HeidiSQL is a useful tool designed for web developers using the popular MySQL server, Microsoft SQL databases and PostgreSQL. It enables you to browse and edit data, create and edit tables, views, procedures, triggers and scheduled events.
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    3. MySQL Workbench is a unified visual tool for database architects, developers, and DBAs. MySQL Workbench provides data modeling, SQL development, and comprehensive administration tools for server configuration, user administration, and much more.
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      • Linux
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      • PHP
      phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields.
    4. FREE native database manager for SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server and Valentina DB. PRO Edition adds Report Editor and Form Editor with JavaScripting and dozen features.
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    5. Navicat is a database administration tool that allows you to simultaneously connect to MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and SQLite databases from a single application.
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    6. Oracle SQL Developer is a free and fully supported graphical tool for database development. With SQL Developer, you can browse database objects, run SQL statements and SQL scripts, and edit and debug PL/SQL statements.
    7. SQuirreL SQL is an open-source Java SQL Client program that will allow you to view the structure of a JDBC compliant database, browse the data in tables, issue SQL commands etc.
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    8. DbSchema is a visual database design & management tool. It can connect to any SQL, NoSQL or Cloud database via JDBC drivers. The tool includes features such as Relational Data Browse, Visual Query Builder, Interactive Layouts, Data Generator and more.
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    9. DbVisualizer is the universal database tool for developers, DBAs and analysts. It is the perfect solution since the same tool can be used on all major operating systems accessing a wide range of databases.

      Compare the editions here: http://www.dbvis.com/features/feature-list/
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