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While MySQL administrator & browser are available, they are not a full gui like the Oracle & SQL tools. Both of the MySQL tools have been greatly improved, they still do not give the full range of features a full gui control set can give. That being said, I also think MySQL is a GREAT database system. I think it comes off really strongly in the chart. Though I do believe one of it's biggest weaknesses is the fact that it's gui tools are lacking. Many people who are going after a free database are not looking for something to get their feet wet with database technology. Many of them would prefer to not have a lot of scripting work, but a nice gui & wizards to guide them through everything. It is in this area that MySQL falters. That being said, MySQL really is great for experiance database admin's who arn't afraid of digging in & getting dirty in the system, and who don't need/want a gui for everything.