About

Overview

DBeaver is free and open source (GPL) universal database tool for developers and database administrators.

  • Usability is the main goal of this project, program UI is carefully designed and implemented.
  • It is freeware.
  • It is multiplatform.
  • It is based on opensource framework and allows writing of various extensions (plugins).
  • It supports any database having a JDBC driver.
  • It may handle any external datasource which may or may not have a JDBC driver.
  • There is a set of plugins for certain databases (MySQL and Oracle in version 1.x) and different database management utilities (e.g. ERD).

Supported (tested) databases:

  • MySQL
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL
  • IBM DB2
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Sybase
  • ODBC
  • Java DB (Derby)
  • Firebird (Interbase)
  • HSQLDB
  • SQLite
  • Mimer
  • H2
  • IBM Informix
  • SAP MAX DB
  • Cache
  • Ingres
  • Linter
  • Teradata
  • Vertica
  • Any JDBC compliant data source

Supported OSes:

  • Windows (2000/XP/2003/Vista/7)
  • Linux
  • Mac OS
  • Solaris
  • AIX
  • HPUX

General features:

  • Database metadata browse
  • Metadata editor (tables, columns, keys, indexes)
  • SQL statements/scripts execution
  • SQL highlighting (specific for each database engine)
  • Autocompletion and metadata hyperlinks in SQL editor
  • Result set/table edit
  • BLOB/CLOB support (view and edit modes)
  • Scrollable resultsets
  • Data (tables, query results) export
  • Transactions management
  • Database objects (tables, columns, constraints, procedures) search
  • ER diagrams
  • Database object bookmarks
  • SQL scripts management
  • Projects (connections, SQL scripts and bookmarks)

MySQL plugin features:

  • Enum/Set datatypes
  • Procedures/triggers view
  • Metadata DDL view
  • Session management
  • Users management
  • Catalogs management
  • Advanced metadata editor

Oracle plugin features:

  • XML, Cursor datatypes support
  • Packages, procedures, triggers, indexes, tablespaces and other metadata objects browse/edit
  • Metadata DDL view
  • Session management
  • Users management
  • Advanced metadata editor

Other Benefits:

  • DBeaver consumes much less memory than other popular similar software (SQuirreL, DBVisualizer)
  • Database metadata is loaded on demand and there is no long-running “metadata caching” procedure at connect time
  • ResultSet viewer (grid) is very fast and consumes very little ammount of memory
  • All remote database operations work in non-blocking mode so DBeaver does not hang if the database server does not respond or if there is a related network issue

License

DBeaver is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

DBeaver is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

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Contacts

Technical support – support@jkiss.org
Technical support, feature suggestions and any other questions – serge@jkiss.org

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