"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 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
"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."