Every developer needs to connect to database to access the data stored.
The direct database access will make creating new reports, analyzing the table structure and creating new data structures. Accessing database will take more time than the PhpMyAdmin and it is known that SQL tools tike MySQL Workbench will speed up the work.
We refer the below link to connect to remote Mysql database from MySQL Workbench.
Find the details @ How to Connect to a MySQL Server Remotely with MySQL Workbench