MySQL Workbench is a neat cross-platform application that simplifies the tasks of being a MySQL DBA without having to install necessary software on your servers.
Description from mysql.com:
MySQL Workbench provides DBAs and developers an integrated tools environment for:
- Database Design & Modeling
- SQL Development (replacing MySQL Query Browser)
- Database Administration (replacing MySQL Administrator)
Currently it is not available in the ubuntu repositories, you have to download a deb from the vendor website. As of writing, the latest deb is meant for Ubuntu 11.04 but runs on 11.10 but is unstable.
Here are some links we are watching for developments:
Ubuntu Package Request
Debian Mentors page