Best PHP Online Database Managers for MySQL

Every PHP developer need a tool to manage MySQL when developing a database-driven website. Many web hosting services include phpMyAdmin in their built-in package.

phpMyAdmin

phpMyAdmin is a free software database manager which is used to administrate MySQL over the web. The software supports a wide range of operations on MySQL and MariaDB. It supports UI for commonly used operations such as managing databases, tables, columns, relations, indexes, users, permissions, etc. while allowing users to execute SQl commands.

Features

  • Intuitive web interface
  • Support for most MySQL features:
    • browse and drop databases, tables, views, fields and indexes
    • create, copy, drop, rename and alter databases, tables, fields and indexes
    • maintenance server, databases and tables, with proposals on server configuration
    • execute, edit and bookmark any SQL-statement, even batch-queries
    • manage MySQL user accounts and privileges
    • manage stored procedures and triggers
  • Import data from CSV and SQL
  • Export data to various formats: CSVSQLXMLPDFISO/IEC 26300 – OpenDocument Text and Spreadsheet, Word, LATEX and others
  • Administering multiple servers
  • Creating graphics of your database layout in various formats
  • Creating complex queries using Query-by-example (QBE)
  • Searching globally in a database or a subset of it
  • Transforming stored data into any format using a set of predefined functions, like displaying BLOB-data as image or download-link
  • And much more…

Adminer

Adminer is a simple and tidy version of phpMyAmin. It is a full-featured database management tool written in a single file of PHP. You just need to upload the file to any folder then you have a working MySQL database manager ready.

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



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