Database Manager GUI


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 Download section and the Installation Manual for information on where to find the MaxDB software and how to install it.

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


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

·        Backups

·        Recoveries

·        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..