SAP MaxDB is a relational database system. It provides all functions for creating, using, and managing SAP MaxDB databases.
The SAP MaxDB software comprises the database kernel, tools, and interfaces.
Installation Manager - Installation Manager is used for installing and upgrading the SAP MaxDB software and SAP MaxDB databases.
See: Installation Manual
For installing SAP MaxDB with SAP applications, the SAP installation and upgrade guides apply. For details, see SAP Service Marketplace (login required).
Database Studio - Database Studio is the tool for managing SAP MaxDB databases. It can be used on all operating systems supported by the database system. It integrates administration, SQL, and loader functions.
See: Database Studio documentation
Database Analyzer - Database Analyzer is the tool for analyzing the performance of SAP MaxDB databases.
See: Database Analyzer documentation
In the MaxDB Download Area, a configuration file for Database Analyzer is provided and updated regularly. With this file you can run a check to verify whether your current database configuration corresponds to the latest recommendations made by SAP.
For details, see Description of the SAP MaxDB Parameter Check File.
Command Line Tools
Database Manager CLI - Database Manager CLI is the command line client of Database Manager, which is a tool for administering databases. You can use Database Manager CLI interactively or import commands from a file and execute them in the background. Database Manager CLI has script interfaces for Java, Perl, and Python.
See: Database Manager CLI documentation
SQLCLI - SQLCLI is used for data manipulation in SAP MaxDB databases. You can use this tool for entering and executing SQL statements, executing database procedures, and querying information. You can use SQLCLI interactively or import commands from a file and execute them in the background.
See: SQLCLI doumentation
Loader - Loader is used for importing data and the database catalog into a SAP MaxDB database or for exporting them from a SAP MaxDB database.
See: Loader documentation
See : SAP MaxDB Java Manual and JDBC Home at SUN.
See: SAP MaxDB ODBC Manual and ODBC Programmers Reference at Microsoft.
The SAP MaxDB PHP package is not part of the SAP MaxDB standard installation package. You can download it from the PECL repository for PHP extensions at http://pecl.php.net/package/maxdb.
See: SAP MaxDB PHP Manual
The DBD::MaxDB module is not part of the SAP MaxDB standard installation package. You can download it from the CPAN repository for Perl modules at http://search.cpan.org/~maxdb/.
See: SAP MaxDB Perl Manual
See: SAP MaxDB Python Manual
See: SAP MaxDB ADO .NET Interface and SAP MaxDB .Net Framework documentations
See: SAP MaxDB WebDAV Servlet documentation