Introduction

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Database Workbench is a powerful tool to help in developing database applications. It has numerous tool to create and modify, query and test, manage and control your databases at multiple servers and multiple types of database engines, all from a single and consistent user interface.

 

Although Database Workbench supports multiple types of database engines, it is by no means a "generic" tool - with Database Workbench, you have access to server specific features, ranging from license management to specialized object editors.

 

Depending on your license, you might or might not have access to certain types of database engine and screenshots in this help will differ from the actual program used by you. In general, however, everything stays the same. The tools will work the same for all database engines supported.

 

Currently supported database engines are:

 

Borland InterBase - www.borland.com/interbase - see Database Workbench & InterBase

       Versions: 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 2007 and 2009.

Firebird, Open Source - www.firebirdsql.org - see Database Workbench & Firebird

       Versions: 1.0, 1.5, 2.x

Microsoft SQL Server - www.microsoft.com/sql/ - see Database Workbench & MS SQL Server

       Versions: 6.5, 7, 2000, 2005, 2008, MSDE 1, MSDE 2, SQL Express 2005 & 2008

MySQL, Open Source - www.mysql.com - see Database Workbench & MySQL

       Versions: 4, 4.1, 5.x, 6.0 (early Alpha support)

Oracle Database - www.oracle.com/database - see Database Workbench & Oracle

       Versions: 8i, 9i, 10g and 11g

NexusDB - www.nexusdb.com - see Database Workbench & NexusDB

       Versions: 2.08, 3.0 and up

Sybase Anywhere - http://www.sybase.com/products/databasemanagement/sqlanywhere - see Database Workbench & Sybase Anywhere
       Versions: 9, 10 and 11

 

Completely new to Database Workbench?

Read the Getting Started section for a quick introduction!