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You use the Database Manager CLI database tool to manage database instances. The tool allows you to create, monitor, back up, and restore database instances.

Database Manager CLI is a command line tool and is suited to both interactive operation and batch operation. It can be used on all operating systems supported by the database system.

The Database Manager CLI is included in the MaxDB software. For more information about downloading the MaxDB software and documentation, see the Glossary under Download.

You can use various programming languages to access the functions of the Database Manager CLI. You can, for example, use DBM commands to create your own programs for managing your database instances automatically.

Programming Interfaces

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Java Manual



Perl Manual



Python Manual


How the Database Manager CLI Works

Command Reference for Working with the Database Manager CLI

Overview of All DBM Commands

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The Database Manager GUI database tool has functions similar to those of Database Manager CLI, but it has a graphic user interface.

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More Information

Database Manager CLI Tutorial

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