phpMyAdmin - MySQL Client

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There are many MySQL Clients(or database administration tools) out there - MySQL Front End, Tora, mysql etc. But in the web environment, one client rules - phpMyAdmin. phpMyAdmin is a PHP based(obviously) GUI administration tool for MySQL.

The biggest advantages of phpMyAdmin is that it is web based - it runs on any server capable of handling PHP. Because of this all the online Database Administration is done using phpMyAdmin. If you have a site of your own, and you have the control panel access to it, you will know what I mean. They database management part will be handled by phpMyAdmin. The phpMyAdmin site cites the following as the features of phpMyAdmin...

phpMyAdmin is so commonly used that there is a book - Mastering phpMyAdmin for effective MySQL Management - that aims to teach it. This book is a comprehensive guide to unlocking the full potential of phpMyAdmin. Whether you are an experienced developer, system administrator, web designer or new to MySQL and phpMyAdmin, this book will show you how to increase your productivity and control when working with your MySQL.

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