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Build a No-code Database for Easy Real-Time Analysis

  • Unlock data insights and obtain the precise information you need instantly with our no-code database.
  • Search and query data across all your apps to find records, files, members, assignments, and conversations effortlessly.
  • Utilize database keyword searches, filter by pipeline stage or campaign records, or track inventory from specific suppliers, all within a robust no-code database environment.
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Build Robust Connections with a No-Code Database

  • Harness key insights by establishing robust connections within your no-code database. Connect data through Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets when building your tables and records. In a no-code relational database, building in hierarchy allows users to drill down and view detailed records alongside other related data.
  • Easily view information about a company and track details about all associated contacts within the same database platform.
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Manage Database Record History

  • Track the creation and updates of records in your no-code database.
  • View detailed version history for each database record, ensuring you have comprehensive oversight and control over your data.
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Benefits of a No-Code Database

No-code databases are platforms that allow users to create, manage, and utilize databases without writing any code. These platforms use graphical user interfaces (GUIs) and drag-and-drop elements that allow users to visually construct and configure databases, define relationships between data sets, and build applications to interact with the data. Here’s how no-code databases work:

User-Friendly Interface

No-code platforms provide a user-friendly interface through which users can create and manage database tables similar to how they might manage a spreadsheet. This interface allows users to add, modify, and delete data fields without using database languages like SQL.

Database Creation

Users can define the structure of their databases by creating tables for different data types and specifying fields like name, date, or number within each table to organize data efficiently. For example, a business application might have separate tables for customers, orders, and products, each tailored to store specific information relevant to its category, allowing for better data management and retrieval.

Defining Relationships Between Tables

One key feature of no-code databases is the ability to define relationships between tables. This is typically done through a visual interface where users can link tables based on common fields. For example, orders can be linked to customers using a customer ID field. This relationship enables the database to connect relevant data across different tables, improving data integrity and access.

Data Manipulation

No-code databases allow users to perform data manipulation tasks, such as sorting, filtering, and querying data, through built-in tools that do not require SQL knowledge. Users can set up forms to enter data, use search bars to query data or set up filters to view specific subsets of data.

Automation and Workflows

No-code platforms often include tools to automate workflows and processes. For example, you can automate sending an email when a new order is placed or update order statuses automatically when conditions are met.

Application Development Around Your Database

Beyond managing data, no-code platforms enable users to build fully functional applications around their databases. These can include customer-facing portals, internal management systems, and more. The applications can be customized with forms, reports, dashboards, and other interactive elements.

Access Controls to Manage Authorized Users

Users can set up access controls to manage who can view or edit data. This feature is crucial for businesses that need to protect sensitive information and ensure that only authorized users can perform certain actions.

Integration with Other Tools and Services

Most no-code databases integrate seamlessly with other tools and services, allowing for automatic data import/export, data syncing across platforms, or connecting with other apps via APIs. Integrations extend a database’s abilities, making data management easier than ever before.

Deployment To Be Used by Internal and External Teams

After setting up the database and associated applications, users can deploy them for use by internal teams or customers. These platforms handle the hosting and maintenance of the applications, which reduces the technical burden on users.


No-Code Database FAQ

A no-code database is a platform that allows you to create and manage databases without coding skills. It is a user-friendly way to build applications that store and manage your data.

Traditional databases often require coding knowledge for setup and maintenance, while no-code databases allow users to create and manage databases without writing any code. No-code databases typically offer intuitive interfaces and drag-and-drop functionality, making them more accessible to non-technical users.

No-code databases are designed for users with varying expertise, from business professionals without technical skills to developers looking to speed up the development process. They are useful for small businesses, startups, and project teams needing a quick, customizable database solution.

Yes, Knack enables users to build no-code relational databases. With its intuitive interface and pre-built templates, users can create custom databases tailored to their specific needs without coding knowledge.

Yes! Knack is robust enough to support larger applications, providing scalability and the ability to handle complex data operations and large volumes of data.

Yes! Knack supports unlimited app creators, enabling entire teams to engage in the app development process.

No! You can export your data any time in a variety of formats, including CSV. You also have full access to your data through our API.

Absolutely. The security of your data is our primary concern.  Learn more here

Your Knack database can be accessed from any device connected to the Internet. You can also embed Knack database apps to your own website.

Sure thing. Knack lets you import data from CSV spreadsheets or Google Sheets, and virtually every other database will let you export in that format. You can even maintain connections and relationships when importing.

You do. You’re the sole owner and completely responsible for the contents of your database.

Yes! You can currently import data into Knack through Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets.

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