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Review: MySQL Administrator GUI toolset

MySQL Administrator is for any database administrator who needs to keep their MySQL database running smoothly, only without the command line.

Server Information

At a glance server information upon startup.

Startup process

All aspects of the MySQL startup process can be managed from this simple, tabbed interface.

Manage users

Adding a new MySQL user has never been easier. With this tool you can even give your new users specific privileges and limits.

Database health

At a glance database health monitoring. Here you can monitor connection and memory health as well as check status of all of the various MySQL variables that can be configured.

Backup

Try to backup a database from the command line with this kind of ease.

Add tables

At least you can add tables to your already existing databases. You can also edit and run maintenance on individual tables within a database.

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