Some time ago, our GUI tools development team started a contest to shake out the bugs in the MySQL GUI applications, especially the MySQL Administrator (http://www.mysql.com/products/tools/administrator/) and the MySQL Migration Toolkit (http://www.mysql.com/products/tools/migration-toolkit/).
The contest ran for about 3 months and resulted in more than 170 bug reports, of which the team fixed all the significant ones (over 120) by now. This is quite impressive, especially considering the relatively small size of the GUI development team. I am very happy to see that the quality of these tools has been improved, they are quite useful, especially for users not keen on using the command line.
The new MySQL Administrator 1.2.8 and MySQL Migration Toolkit 1.1.8 have now been [Read more...]