Top 50 Awesome List


Databases  3 months ago  1.9k
A curated list of awesome MySQL software, libraries, tools and resources
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Jun 20th - Jun 26th, 2022


  • data-diffstars1.7k - Command-line tool and Python library to efficiently diff rows across two different databases.
  • Oct 4th - Oct 10th, 2021


  • Sequel Acestars4.9k - a Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.
  • Sep 14th - Sep 20th, 2020


  • Database Systems Lecture Notes - lecture notes on Database Systems (available in pdf, html, odt and markdown) including a Chapter on SQL that covers basic set-up, exercises and problems.
  • Jul 27th - Aug 2nd, 2020


  • Dumplingstars266 - Logical, parallel backup/dumper tool for MySQL/TiDB written in GoLang - support csv format output and integrated as library
  • Binlog-Replication

  • DMstars455 - A High-Availability data migration platform which supports migrating data from MySQL/MariaDB to TiDB and merging shard tables
  • Benchmarking

  • go-tpcstars109 - A golang port of TPCC and TPCH benchmark for MySQL.
  • Apr 27th - May 3rd, 2020


  • Skeema - Declarative pure-SQL schema management system for MySQL and MariaDB, with support for sharding and external online schema change tools
  • May 27th - Jun 2nd, 2019


  • Test databasestars3.2k - A sample MySQL database with an integrated test suite, used to test applications and servers
  • Apr 8th - Apr 14th, 2019


  • Kingbusstars851 - A distributed MySQL binlog storage system built on Raft
  • mysql-ripplestars363 - Ripple, a server that can serve as a middleman in MySQL replication
  • Jan 21st - Jan 27th, 2019


  • mex-mariadbstars1 - MIT licensed MariaDB/MySQL Client Library for GNU Octave and Matlab.
  • Dec 24th - Dec 30th, 2018


  • MySQL Explain Analyzerstars69 - A web-based analyzer of EXPLAIN FORMAT=JSON output, providing comments, scalability analysis and permalinks for saved samples.
  • mysql-statsdstars99 - A Python daemon to collect information from MySQL and send it via StatsD to Graphite.
  • MySQLTuner-perl - A script that allows you to review a MySQL installation quickly and make adjustments to increase performance and stability.
  • Percona Monitoring and Management - An open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL performance.
  • Prometheus/mysqld_exporterstars1.6k - Time series database for real-time monitoring and alerting.
  • pstopstars190 - a top-like program for MySQL, collecting, aggregating and displaying information from performance_schema.
  • Anemometerstars1.3k - Box SQL slow query monitor.
  • innodb-rubystars1.3k - A parser for InnoDB file formats, in Ruby.
  • innotopstars694 - a 'top' clone for MySQL with many features and flexibility.
  • Backup

  • MyDumperstars1.8k - Logical, parallel backup/dumper tool for MySQL
  • MySQLDumper - open-source web based backup tool - useful for shared webhosting
  • Percona Xtrabackup - an open-source hot backup utility for MySQL - based servers that doesn’t lock your database during the backup.
  • Configuration

  • mysql-compatibility-configstars94 - make MySQL configuration behave more like newer (or older) releases of MySQL.
  • Connectors

  • Connector/C - Official C driver for MySQL.
  • Connector/CPP - Official C++ driver for MySQL.
  • Connector/J - a standardized database driver for the Java platforms and development.
  • Connector/Net - a standardized database driver for .Net platforms and development.
  • Connector/Node.js - Official Node.js driver for MySQL.
  • DBD::mysql - MySQL driver for the Perl5 Database Interface.
  • libAttachSQLstars32 - libAttachSQL is a lightweight, non-blocking C API for MySQL servers.
  • MariaDB Java Client - LGPL-licensed MariaDB Client Library for Java Applications.
  • mysqlclient-pythonstars2.1k - (Old) MySQL database connector for Python.
  • node-mysqlstars17.4k - A pure Nodejs Javascript client implementing the MySQL protocol.
  • PHP mysqlnd - MySQL native driver for MySQL, deprecating older libmysql based driver.
  • PyMySQLstars7.1k - MySQL database connector for Python.
  • Ruby Mysql2 gemstars2.2k - MySQL driver for Ruby and Rails projects.
  • Connector/Python - a standardized database driver for Python platforms and development.
  • go-sql-driverstars12.6k - a lightweight and fast MySQL-Driver for Go's (golang) database/sql package.
  • Deployment

  • MySQL Docker - Official Docker images.
  • dbdeployer - A tool that installs one or more MySQL servers within seconds, easily, securely, and with full control.
  • Development

  • Shiftstars723 - An application that helps you run schema migrations on MySQL databases
  • Flywaydb - Database migrations; Evolve your database schema easily and reliably across all your instances
  • Liquibase - Source control for your database
  • GUI

  • Adminer - Database management in a single PHP file.
  • myclistars10.6k - A Terminal Client for MySQL with AutoCompletion and Syntax Highlighting.
  • MySQL Shell - Advanced client and code editor for MySQL that supports development and administration for the MySQL Server and MySQL InnoDB cluster (AdminAPI) with an interactive JavaScript, Python, or SQL interface.
  • Ocelot GUIstars53 - GUI client for MySQL or MariaDB, including debugger.
  • Percona Monitoring and Management - An open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL performance.
  • phpMyAdmin - a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web.
  • pspgstars1.9k - provides a pager with enhanced visualization and navigation for tabular data. Originally implemented for PostgreSQL, but also supports MySQL.
  • SQLyog Community edition - SQLyog Community edition. For Windows, works fine under wine in Mac and Linux
  • DBeaverstars28.4k - A cross-platform SQL and NoSQL database client.
  • HeidiSQL - MySQL GUI frontend for Windows.
  • MySQL Workbench - provides DBAs and developers an integrated tools environment for database design & modeling; SQL devleopment; database administration.
  • HA

  • MHA - Master High Availability Manager and tools for MySQL.
  • orchestratorstars4.7k - MySQL replication topology management and High Availability solution.
  • Percona Replication Managerstars77 - Asynchronous MySQL replication manager agent for Pacemaker. Supports file and GTID based replication, geo-distributed clusters using booth.
  • replication-managerstars538 - a high availability solution to manage MariaDB 10.x and MySQL & Percona Server 5.7 GTID replication topologies.
  • Galera Cluster - a true Multimaster Cluster based on synchronous replication.
  • Proxy

  • MySQL Router - MySQL Router is part of InnoDB cluster, and is a lightweight middleware that provides transparent routing between your application and back-end MySQL Servers.
  • MaxScalestars1.2k - open-source, database-centric proxy.
  • Mixerstars742 - a MySQL proxy powered by Go which aims to supply a simple solution for MySQL sharding.
  • MySQL Proxy - A simple program that sits between your client and MySQL server(s) that can monitor, analyze or transform their communication.
  • ProxySQLstars23 - High performance proxy for MySQL.
  • Schema

  • common_schemastars118 - DBA's framework for MySQL, providing a function library, views library and QueryScript interpreter.
  • sysstars799 - A collection of views, functions and procedures to help MySQL administrators get insight in to MySQL Database usage.
  • Security

  • Acrastars1.1k - SQL database protection suite: strong selective encryption, SQL injections prevention, intrusion detection system.
  • Server

  • TiDBstars32.3k - A distributed HTAP database compatible with the MySQL protocol.
  • MariaDBstars4.5k - Community developed fork of MySQL server.
  • MySQL Server & MySQL Clusterstars8.3k - Official Oracle's MySQL server & MySQL Cluster distribution.
  • Percona Server - An enhanced, drop-in MySQL replacement.
  • Sharding

  • vitessstars14.7k - vitess provides servers and tools which facilitate scaling of MySQL databases for large scale web services.
  • jetpantsstars1.1k - An automation suite for managing large range sharding clusters, by Tumblr.
  • Toolkits

  • gh-oststars10.4k - GitHub's online schema migration for MySQL.
  • openark kit - a set of utilities that solve everyday maintenance tasks, which may be complicated or time consuming to do by hand, written in Python.
  • Percona Toolkit - a collection of advanced command-line tools to perform a variety of MySQL server and system tasks that are too difficult or complex to perform manually.
  • UnDROP - a tool to recover data from dropped or corrupted InnoDB tables.
  • go-mysqlstars3.8k - A pure go library to handle MySQL network protocol and replication.
  • MySQL Utilities - a collection of command-line utilities, written in Python, that are used for maintaining and administering MySQL servers, either individually, or within Replication hierarchies.
  • Conferences

  • Percona Live - MySQL & Openstack focused conference.
  • SCALE - A community organized Linux and Open Source conference held annually in Southern California. The local MySQL community runs a track under the name MySQL Community Day.
  • FOSDEM - a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate. Annually, in Brussels. Offers "MySQL & friends" room.
  • MySQL Central - Oracle's annual MySQL conference, as part of Oracle Open World.
  • e-books

  • SQL-exercisestars1.1k - contains several SQL exercises, including the schema description figure, SQL code to build schema, questions and solutions in SQL. Based on wikibook SQL Exercises.
  • Benchmarking

  • iibench-mysqlstars45 - Java based version of the Index Insertion Benchmark for MySQL/Percona/MariaDB.
  • Sysbenchstars4.7k - a modular, cross-platform and multi-threaded benchmark tool.
  • TPCC-MySQL - A port of the popular TPCC benchmark for MySQL.
  • ChatOps

  • Hubot MySQL ChatOpsstars89
  • Last Checked At: 2022-09-21T14:32:12.664Z


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