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Complete database administration package MySQL Workbench

Dec 29, 2009, 03:37 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)

"Recently I covered the MySQL GUI tool MySQL Administrator (see the article “Create a database with MySQL Administrator“). However, this tool was just given the official EOL (End of Life) announcement by the MySQL dev team. Although this is sad news for a tool that had recently become my standard for working with databases, this death knoll has lead me to another, even better, tool

"MySQL Workbench.

"MySQL Workbench replaces all of the MySQL GUI tools, adds numerous power-user features, and wraps them up into a tool that any DBA (data base administrator) will be drooling over. This tool is not just about power, it’s also about being one of the best cross-platform, visual database design tools around. And even in beta release, the MySQL Workbench shows it might well succeed in that quest.

"In this article I will introduce you to this tool. You will see how MySQL Workbench is install as well as how to connect to a server and create a database."

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