DBVisualizer 10.0 – Powerful Database Tool for Linux

Looking for a universal database tool for Linux? There are many database administrative tool available for Linux but today, we are going to have a look at the new DBVisualizer 10.0, a rich features and powerful database tool for Linux. If you are managing multiple database type such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server or maybe Oracle, you will need a simple and reliable tool to manage them from a single place. DBVisualizer will give you the ability to connect to multiple database systems from a single application. You don’t have to install different application for each database you manage.

With this tool, you can easily connect and perform various tasks such as create new databases, tables, and queries. You can also edit, drop the database objects in a few simple clicks. DBVisualizer supports many database type including Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, DB2 and many more. It supports Windows, Mac and Linux operating system. You can download and use the free version but there are some features that are not available in free edition. To unlock these features, you will need to purchase the DBVisualizer full version which will cost you about $197 per user. 

DbVisualizer 10.0 Screenshots

Here are some screenshots of the new DbVisualizer 10.0 installed on my Linux Mint 19

DBVisualizer 10.0 Main window on Linux
DbVisualizer 10
DbVisualizer new database connection wizard
DbVisualizer table properties

DbVisualizer Features

  • Supports multiple databases
  • Nice user interface
  • Available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X
  • Database connection wizard
  • Import and Export data
  • Built-in SQL Commander
  • Stable and easy to use

I was expecting a database backup feature that allows us to backup our database to SQL file or compressed archive. But this backup feature is not available in DbVisualizer. 

How to Install DbVisualizer on Linux

In order to install DbVisualizer on Linux system (I am currently install it on my Linux Mint 19), you will need to have Java Runtime Environment (JRE) installed on your system. You may read my previous tutorial to install Oracle Java JRE on Linux Mint 19

Step 1. Download the DbVisualizer installation file

If you are running Ubuntu or Debian Linux, download the DEB version. If you are going to install it on Fedora or any other RPM based Linux, download the RPM version. Or, you can also use the setup file (.sh) which supports almost any Linux distribution. 

Step 2. Install the file

Installing from Setup file (.sh)

Open Terminal and use the following command to install DbVisualizer from the setup file

sudo chmod +x dbvis_linux_10_0_15.sh
sudo ./dbvis_linux_10_0_15.sh

Then, follow the installation wizard on your screen

Installing the DEB file

Use this command to install the DEB file

sudo dpkg -i dbvis_linux_10_0_15.deb

Installing the RPM file

This command should work to install the RPM file on Fedora

sudo rpm -Uvh dbvis_linux_10_0_15.rpm

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