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Five MySQL database management tools

Introduction

Whether you like it or hate it, you may have to deal with MySQL at some point. A lot of users think the only way to manage those databases is from the MySQL shell within a terminal. Yes, that's one way. But there are also several tools available that can help you manage the MySQL databases. Let's take a look at five of them.

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By Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic, The New Stack, and Linux New Media. He's covered a variety of topics for over twenty years and is an avid promoter of open source. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen....