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DBeaver vs HeidiSQL: What are the differences?
DBeaver: A Universal Database Tool. It is a free multi-platform database tool for developers, SQL programmers, database administrators and analysts. Supports all popular databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, Teradata, MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, etc; HeidiSQL: GUI client for MariaDB, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server and PostgreSQL. HeidiSQL is a useful and reliable tool designed for web developers using the popular MariaDB or MySQL server, Microsoft SQL databases or PostgreSQL. It enables you to browse and edit data, create and edit tables, views, procedures, triggers and scheduled events. Also, you can export structure and data, either to SQL file, clipboard or to other servers. Read about features or see some screenshots.
DBeaver and HeidiSQL belong to "Database Tools" category of the tech stack.
DBeaver is an open source tool with 9.56K GitHub stars and 796 GitHub forks. Here's a link to DBeaver's open source repository on GitHub.
Pros of DBeaver
- Platform independent12
- Automatic driver download9
- Import-Export Data6
- Simple to use5
- Wide range of DBMS support4
- Move data between databases4
- SAP Hana DB support1
Pros of HeidiSQL
- Client application which is lightweight1
- Easy configuration1
- Keep queries after execution1
- Connect to multiple servers on same client1
- Run multiple queries simultaneously1
- Multiple query tabulations1
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Cons of DBeaver
Cons of HeidiSQL
- Mac OS/ Linux incompatible1