DbVisualizer 5.1.1 review

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DbVisualizer project is a cross-platform database tool for all major relational databases

License: Free To Use But Restricted
File size: 9746K
Developer: Roger Bj?revall
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DbVisualizer project is a cross-platform database tool for all major relational databases. DbVisualizer enables simultaneous connections to many different databases through JDBC drivers.

Just point and click to browse the database structure, view detailed characteristics of database objects, edit table data graphically, execute arbitrary SQL statements or SQL scripts, reverse engineer primary/foreign key mappings graphically or why not let DbVisualizer chart your database with its advanced charting options.

The user friendly graphical interface in combination with the unique collection of features makes DbVisualizer the ideal choice for database administrators and developers.

Here are some key features of "DbVisualizer":

The Database Objects Tree is now always visible in the main window
The Monitor main tab has been moved to a separate window (launch it via Tools->Monitor)
Now with support for Java 1.5
Support for Oracle XMLType data type
Now displays User Defined Types (UDT)
Support for MySQL 5+


Variables can now be used in the Connection details
New tool properties, Require Userid and Require Password

SQL Commander

Auto Completion support used to ease the editing of SQL statements by automatically displaying list of table and column names
The new Execute Current operation is used to execute the statement at the cursor position

Grid Enhancements

Quick Filter is used to easily limit the number of rows in a grid by showing only those matching a search word
Calulate Selection is used to perform simple calculations on the selected cells. Useful primarly for integer data
Column visibility feature enabling persistent save of column changes such as horizontal location and visible state

Java 1.4 (1.5 is recommended)
~ 8-30 MB disk space depending on installation package
A minimum of 64 MB RAM
A database ;-)
JDBC 2.0 compliant drivers

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