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The Database Manager GUI database tool is used to manage database instances. You can use it among other things to create, monitor, back up, and restore database instances.

The Database Manager GUI has a graphical user interface and can be used only on Microsoft Windows. However, you can use the Database Manager GUI also to manage database instances that are running on a remote computer with a different operating system.

Implementation Considerations

The Database Manager GUI is a component of the MaxDB software. See the Structure linkDownload section and the Structure linkInstallation Manual for information on where to find the MaxDB software and how to install it.

For more information about the database system, see Structure linkConcepts of the Database System. For quick access to all documentation and an explanation of the most important terms, use the alphabetical Structure linkGlossary.


The Database Manager GUI features the following functions and display options, among others:

        Calling the Database Manager GUI

        Screen Areas of the Database Manager GUI

        Creating a Database Instance

        Initializing an Existing Database Instance

        Managing Database Instances

        Deleting a Database Instance

        Managing the Database System Administrator

        Managing Database Manager Operators

        Managing Database Users



        Freezing the Data Area (Snapshots)

        Displaying Information

        Diagnosis Options

        Updating Database Software

        Using the SQL Studio

        Using the Database Manager CLI


The database tool Database Manager CLI is a command line tool offering similar functions to the Database Manager GUI..


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