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DBeaver Reviews

DBeaver - Universal Database Manager and SQL Client.

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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about DBeaver and what they use it for.
  • Have an older version of MySQL (8.0.0 dmr) downloaded to a Macbook El Capitan (10.11.6). Installed successfully but not sure how to view the workbench to write SQL code
    Not a mac user but ive seen other mac users use dbeaver , you'll want to do a web search on reset root mysql password, you can connect to mysql on command line. - Source: Reddit / 10 days ago
  • What apps / programs aren't packaged for openSUSE yet?
    Are you interested in ones that have existing flatpak/snaps? Https:// (Dbeaver community edition) has flatpaks/snaps but isn't in the repos. - Source: Reddit / 14 days ago
  • Fixed IP for WSL instances
    This messes with your configuration. For example, I have a GUI app to play with my DB (for the curious, I use DBeaver). I configured the DB connections like in the image:. - Source: / 14 days ago
  • nba-sql: v0.0.4 - Alpha Windows Client Release!
    To start, the alpha version of the Windows client can be found here. Basically, if you click the Start button you'll have your very own SQLite database generated in the same directory as the .exe file. It can take some time, but there is an option to skip some tables which will greatly increase the speed (namely shot_chart_detail if you don't need every shot in the latest season, and play_by_play if you don't need... - Source: Reddit / 18 days ago
  • GUI Administration Tools For Linux, for MariaDB 10.3 (sort of like MySQL Workbench for MySQL, or pgAdmin for postgres)
    I use DBeaver and like it a lot Https:// - Source: Reddit / 29 days ago
  • Create an Oracle database Docker image
    You can connect the database using any client you want. In the example I've used dbeaver:. - Source: / about 1 month ago
  • Queries taking vastly different amounts of time between computers
    What happens if you run the queries in another client, like SQL Server Management Studio, or dBeaver ? ( ). - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Run A Postgres Docker Container on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
    We are finished. You can exit your container (\q) and go to your local machine. Here you need some PostgreSQL Client tool installed like DBeaver or pgAdmin. Connect to the DB server by using the public IP as the host, 5432 as the port, postgres as the username, the POSTGRES_PASSWORD you entered while running the container as the password and connect to the testdb. Save the connection and you should now be able to... - Source: / about 2 months ago
  • Can anyone recommend a decent free MySQL GUI client to run under Linux (beta)…?
    You might look at DBeaver ( - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Using a database for storing research data and SQL to query?
    There will be a simple terminal app that lets you query your database that comes with the RDBMS (in postgres' case it's psql). There are a load of fancier tools too if you want them, I hear good things about for example. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of DBeaver

DBeaver v. MySQL Workbench v. POPSQL v. Visual Studio Code.
Pricing: DBeaver has a community version (DBeaver CE) which is free and open source. There’s also an enterprise edition (DBeaver EE) with more driver support, more advanced features and dedicated customer support for enterprises.
Top 10 free database tools for sys admins 2019 Update
DBeaver is an open source universal database tool for developers and database administrators that has a low memory footprint. It supports JDBC compliant databases such as MySQL, Oracle, IBM DB2, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Firebird, SQLite, and Sybase. Its main features include the ability to browse and edit databases, create and execute SQL scripts, export data, transaction management and ER diagrams. Additionally,...
DBeaver vs MySQL Workbench vs TablePlus Comparison
Pricing: DBeaver has a community version (DBeaver CE) which is free and open source. There’s also an enterprise edition (DBeaver EE) with more driver support, more advanced features and dedicated customer support for enterprises.
5 Open-Source SQL IDEs for You to Learn and Explore
One thing to note: DBeaver doesn’t install drivers at the start, but fetches them as you need them (this is very “Eclipse-like”). That’s probably because it’s built on the Eclipse platform, so if you’re used to that, you’ll feel right at home. Certainly I had no problems with it; it felt very snappy. The range of export formats includes CSV, HTML and XML, as well as JSON and Markdown.

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