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SUNNYVALE, Calif. – PingCAP, the leading distributed SQL database provider, today announced that TiDB is now integrated with DBeaver 23.0.1, a leading open source universal database tool for developers and database administrators. This integration will allow users to seamlessly manage and visualize their data within the TiDB database, providing an enhanced user experience and improved efficiency.

The module comes pre-configured with optimized settings to ensure seamless connectivity with the TiDB Cloud Serverless Tier Cluster, eliminating the need for complex setup processes. Additionally, the TiDB module can detect the TiDB version and intelligently display or conceal foreign key tabs. This capability streamlines the user experience and improves productivity by ensuring only relevant information is displayed.

The integration also offers enhanced syntax and function emphasis explicitly tailored for the TiDB dialect. This feature makes it easier for developers and administrators to write and execute queries, improving efficiency and productivity. Additionally, with the advanced syntax and function emphasis, users can avoid syntax errors and ensure the correctness of their SQL code, ultimately increasing developer productivity, accelerating innovation, and reducing time to market.

Lastly, the integration includes compatibility with visualizing Explain SQL plan representations. This feature allows users to visualize the execution plan of their SQL queries in a graphical format, making it easier to understand the performance of their queries and optimize them accordingly. With Explain SQL plan representations, users can easily identify any bottlenecks or inefficiencies in their query plans, leading to faster query execution times and improved overall database performance. This feature is especially useful for optimizing database performance for better scalability and cost-effectiveness.

The new TiDB and DBeaver integration is available now and is free for all TiDB users. DBeaver is available in a free Community Edition and a commercially supported PRO release. For more information, please visit or or

About PingCAP

Founded in 2015, PingCAP is an enterprise-grade software service provider committed to delivering an open-source, cloud-native, one-stop database solution for growth-oriented clients to focus on their business priorities. PingCAP’s flagship product, TiDB, is an open-source, distributed Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that features horizontal scalability, strong consistency, high availability, and MySQL compatibility. For more information, visit

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