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Re: GUI Tools For PostgreSQL

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Ryan Mahoney <ryan(at)paymentalliance(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: GUI Tools For PostgreSQL
Date: 2003-05-05 16:28:19
Message-ID: 200305050928.19134.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Ryan,

> Not sure about DB2, but SQL server comes with a GUI and so does Oracle.
> I don't think most Oracle and SQL server admins use these tools, but
> they are usually installed with the DB installer program.  BY GUI I am
> assuming you mean a program that runs in a wondowed environment that
> allows you to view and manipulate your data graphically without entering
> SQL commands by hand.

Hmmmm .... good point; I was thinking MS Access/Filemaker-style GUI, which is 
pretty much what I'm sure she meant, but it doesn't pay to assume.  Will 
follow up with her.

> > PostgreSQL, like other "real" database systems (such as Oracle, SQL
> > Server, and DB2) does not include a GUI interface as a part of the
> > database. Instead, there are several different GUIs which you can use,
> > depending on your operating system, needs, and programming language:
> >
> > http://techdocs.postgresql.org/guides/GUITools
> >
> > Also, you will want to join the pgsql-novice mailing list to ask
> > additional questions you might have regarding getting up & running on
> > PostgreSQL: send e-mail to: majordomo(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > subject: <blank>
> > message:  subscribe pgsql-novice

-- 
Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco


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