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I needed an interface/admin (web or desktop) from which I could manage all the databases in my system. Currently I use separate admins for each (phpmyadmin for mysql, pgadmin/phppgadmin for postgres, sqlite manager in firefox for sqlite etc). Whenever I have to work with all the databases, the only option I am left with is shell access to all the databases.

I wanted to know if there is an admin which can manage all kinds of databases in a single interface, possibly similar to the one used by jennifer widom in her coursera lectures?

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With "admin" you mean some kind of GUI tool? – a_horse_with_no_name Feb 18 '13 at 8:33
@a_horse_with_no_name yes. actually didn't know what exact term to use. Feel free to edit the question if you think is necessary – gopi1410 Feb 18 '13 at 8:35
I'm happily using (cross-platform and cross-operating system). It doesn't have a specialized "DBA GUI" for specific DBMS features though - you (mostly) need to find your way around using pure SQL. – a_horse_with_no_name Feb 18 '13 at 8:37
hm.. I fine even with pure SQL. Will check it out. Thanks for the link :) – gopi1410 Feb 18 '13 at 8:40
There's Embarcadero's DB Artisan which works with heterogeneous environments, with distinct db servers. But it's a paid tool and you didn't specify what your options are. – Marian Feb 18 '13 at 11:19

A bit too late, but the product Data Utensil aims to be just that. As of now, it supports SQL Server, My SQL, Oracle & Firebird (embedded).

Disclosure: I work for Maxotek, who created Data Utensil.

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You should explicitly identify your association with a product when answering a question with a link. I realize you said "our product", however this is not the same as saying something like "disclosure: I work for XYZ company, who created the xyz product" – Max Vernon Oct 7 '13 at 3:30
seems pretty good. Will give it a try sometime soon – gopi1410 Oct 7 '13 at 8:35

You can try Adminer ( which supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MS SQL, Oracle

An additional beauty with this is that its a single PHP file that is deployed to your server

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SquirrelSQL supports a wide range of jdbc compliant DB's.

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