OctoSQL vs pgAdmin: What are the differences?
OctoSQL: A query tool that allows you to join, analyse and transform data from multiple databases. It is a SQL query engine which allows you to write standard SQL queries on data stored in multiple SQL databases, NoSQL databases and files in various formats trying to push down as much of the work as possible to the source databases, not transferring unnecessary data; pgAdmin: Administration and development platform for PostgreSQL. pgAdmin is the leading graphical Open Source management, development and administration tool for PostgreSQL.
OctoSQL and pgAdmin can be primarily classified as "Database" tools.
Some of the features offered by OctoSQL are:
- Works with SQL databases
- Works with NoSQL databases
- No need for client tools
On the other hand, pgAdmin provides the following key features:
- Designed for multiple PostgreSQL versions and derivatives
- Extensive documentation
OctoSQL and pgAdmin are both open source tools. OctoSQL with 1.59K GitHub stars and 62 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than pgAdmin with 281 GitHub stars and 130 GitHub forks.