How to install DBeaver Community Edition


Dear SAPLearners, in this blog post we will show the steps to install DBeaver Community Edition which is free and open source universal database tool.

DBeaver Introduction

DBeaver is free and open source universal database tool for developers, database administrators, analysts and all people who need to work with databases. It supports all popular databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, DB2. You can find more information from here.

The good part is that it also support SAP HANA and will explore more of its features in next tutorials.

DBeaver Installation Guide

DBeaver Community Edition installation guide for windows

  1. Download the community edition from here.

    Please select the relevant edition based on the operating system on which you are working. Here, I download the latest version 7.3.1

  2. A setup installer wizard will open like below, it is recommended to close all other applications before starting setup.

  3. Accept the License Agreement.

  4. Choose Users

  5. Choose Components

  6. Installation Location

    I leave to default location, but you can change the installation folder as per your choice.

  7. Start Menu Folder

    Choose a Start Menu folder for the DBeaver community for shortcuts.

  8. Complete the DBeaver Community Setup

    Click on Finish to complete the setup

  9. Launch the DBeaver

    Open the DBeaver tool from the shortcut icon from the desktop or search for DBeaver in the search menu.


Congrats!! you have successfully learnt the steps to install DBeaver Community Edition. This is just an introductory blog post and setup guide, we will be writing more tutorials on connecting DBeaver to SAP HANA Cloud.

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