Adminer – Database management in a single PHP file

phpMyAdmin is one of the most famous tools for managing the MySQL database. However, it is not perfect which is the reason why Adminer has been created. In which areas is Adminer a better alternative to replace phpMyAdmin? The list is quite long and some points may be insignificant for you. The most important differences are:

  • User experience
  • Supported MySQL features
  • Performance
  • Security

Adminer development priorities are: 1. Security, 2. User experience, 3. Performance, 4. Feature set, 5. Size.

Features

  • Connect to a database server with username and password
  • Select an existing database or create a new one
  • List fields, indexes, foreign keys and triggers of table
  • Change name, engine, collation, auto_increment and comment of table
  • Alter name, type, collation, comment and default values of columns
  • Add and drop tables and columns
  • Create, alter, drop and search by indexes including fulltext
  • Create, alter, drop and link lists by foreign keys
  • Create, alter, drop and select from views
  • Create, alter, drop and call stored procedures and functions
  • Create, alter and drop triggers
  • List data in tables with search, aggregate, sort and limit results
  • Insert new records, update and delete the existing ones
  • Supports all data types, blobs through file transfer
  • Execute any SQL command from a text field or a file
  • Export table structure, data, views, routines, databases to SQL or CSV
  • Print database schema connected by foreign keys
  • Show processes and kill them
  • Display users and rights and change them
  • Display variables with links to documentation
  • Manage events and table partitions (MySQL 5.1)
  • Schemas, sequences, user types (PostgreSQL)
  • Extensive customization options

Requirements

  • Works with MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MS SQL, Oracle, SimpleDB, Elasticsearch, MongoDB
  • Supports PHP 5 with enabled sessions
  • Available in many languages including English (36) – Create a new translation
  • Free for commercial and non-commercial use (Apache License or GPL 2)

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