Sunday, March 23, 2008

Top 20 Database Tools & Resources

It's never too late to start learning about databases, because they're pretty much ubiquitous and you're bound to bump into them sooner or later. We've gathered 20+ tools to help you get started working with them.

Cacti.net - Works with RRDtool to provide more graphing options, advanced templating, and more.

Database Administration and SQL Scripts - A large collection of database scripts and articles.

dbForums.com - A very active forum for database developers of all types.

Dev Shed - A large collection of tutorials on working with MySQL.

FirebirdSQL.org - An open source relational database with SQL standard features and cross-platform compatible.

FlameRobin.org - A database management tool for use with FlamebirdSQL.

Ganglia - A scalable distributed monitoring system that works with RRDtools.

How To Forge - A collection of articles on how to do some “out of the norm” tasks with MySQL.

ibWebAdmin.net - An administration front end for Firebird and InterBase databases.

MySQLQuickAdmin.com - A free graphical user interface for use with MySQL.

Oracle FAQs - A collection of FAQs about Oracle database administration.

pgAdmin.org - An open source project for administrating and developing PostgreSQL projects.

phpMyAdmin.net - Probably the best known database manager out there today for SQL.

phpPgAdmin - A we-based admin tool for PostgreSQL.

PostgreSQL.org - An open source, object orientated SQL database system.

RRDTool - A “round robin” database that keeps the data footprint a constant size.

SQLite Aministrator - A tool to help create, design, and administer databases.

SS64.com - A collection of commands for Oracle and SQL.

ToadSoft.com - A database development tool for Oracle, SQL Server, DB2 and more.

TurboDbAdmin - An AJAX powered Database management solution.

Zmanda - An open source backup solution for your MySQL projects. (via)