MySQL GUI Tools for Ubuntu 18.04
Sequel Pro is an excellent and lightweight tool to access MySQL on local and remote machines. If you are looking for a tool which contains a simple purpose to access MySQL on local and remote machines, this is a very lightweight tool which allows you to quickly connect to a given database with necessary details:
As seen in the image above, it allows us to connect to the database through SSH, Socket or Standard connection details. It is possible to save favourite connections so that we can connect to them again whenever needed quickly.
The MySQL Workbench is a tool which is used for many more features than just accessing the database. First, we look at the primary feature this tool provides to us, connecting to a database:
Clearly, it also provides the same features to connect to a remote database as provided by the Sequel Pro tool we saw before. Apart from this, MySQL Workbench allows us to read tables and convert them directly to EER Diagrams with these steps:
The process is called Reverse Engineering. Once it is complete, we will see simply the required result:
This is an excellent use to prepare documentation for the currently existing databases and tables & much faster as well than manual work. It is helpful not only to the database administrators but architects and developers as well.
The dbForge Studio for MySQL has been stated one of the most intelligent service to work with MySQL and MariaDB as well:
It is a universal GUI tool for MySQL and MariaDB database development, management, and administration. According to its creators: “The IDE allows us to create and execute queries, develop and debug stored routines, automate database object management, analyze table data via an intuitive interface”. Just like MySQL Workbench, dbForge Studio also allows visual designer for a database:
The building, editing, and running queries, as well as measuring and optimizing query performance get much simpler with the following functionality: