Navicat Essentials for MariaDB for Mac
Navicat Essentials for MariaDB is a streamlined software solution that enables database administrators to create, manage, organize or share MariaDB database information.
Furthermore, the Navicat Essentials for MariaDB app features an intuitive GUI, supports almost all MariaDB features, as well as options to import / export files between databases.
The “Essential” version is the most slimmed-down among the other 2: “Standard” and “Enterprise. A comparison between these solutions can be read on its homepage.
As an added bonus, this version is the most compact and allows for simple database administration. Moreover, advanced features such as Data Transfer, Data Modeling, Visual SQL Builder are not available.
In addition, Navicat Essentials for MariaDB supports version 5.1 or later of any type of MariaDB server plus distinct features, such as virtual columns, microseconds or new storage engines. In addition, Navicat Essentials for MariaDB makes it simple to import XML and TXT to MariaDB databases and to export them, as well.
Working with Navicat Essentials for MariaDB is simple, thanks to the straightforward interface and the limited number of features, in part. The top toolbar features shortcuts to the connection panel, user properties, table, view modes, functions, events, queries, backups, scheduler and the model.
The middle pane includes the table and objects you can easily manipulate. Additionally, you have the power to open, create, design, delete, duplicate, empty or truncate tables, dump SQL files, rename or copy objects to the table via the contextual menu.
To conclude, even though most of the advanced features are missing, Navicat Essentials for MariaDB is still a very powerful and user-friendly app to manage MariaDB database servers. However, the price is excellent and the existing features, which are quite complex on their own, help create a smooth workflow.