ClusterControl vs. Spotlight

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ClusterControl
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
ClusterControl enables companies to deploy, manage, monitor and scale their databases on the technology stack of their choice. According to the vendor some key features and benefits include: Repeatable Deployments: Deploy standalone, replicated or clustered databases on the technology stack of your choice Complete Lifecycle Management: Automate failovers, recovery and day to day tasks uniformly across polyglot databases and dynamic…N/A
Spotlight
Score 7.6 out of 10
N/A
Spotlight from Quest Software is a database performance monitoring option.N/A
Pricing
ClusterControlSpotlight
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ClusterControlSpotlight
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
ClusterControlSpotlight
Database Development
Comparison of Database Development features of Product A and Product B
ClusterControl
9.7
4 Ratings
13% above category average
Spotlight
-
Ratings
Performance optimization tools9.84 Ratings00 Ratings
Schema maintenance9.74 Ratings00 Ratings
Database change management9.74 Ratings00 Ratings
Database Administration
Comparison of Database Administration features of Product A and Product B
ClusterControl
9.9
4 Ratings
15% above category average
Spotlight
-
Ratings
User management9.64 Ratings00 Ratings
Database security10.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Database status reporting10.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Change management10.04 Ratings00 Ratings
SQL Performance Monitoring
Comparison of SQL Performance Monitoring features of Product A and Product B
ClusterControl
-
Ratings
Spotlight
7.7
3 Ratings
8% below category average
Performance dashboard00 Ratings8.83 Ratings
Intelligent alerting00 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Top SQL00 Ratings6.62 Ratings
Historical trend data00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Virtualization support00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Best Alternatives
ClusterControlSpotlight
Small Businesses
DBeaver
DBeaver
Score 8.4 out of 10

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Medium-sized Companies
DBeaver
DBeaver
Score 8.4 out of 10
Redgate SQL Monitor
Redgate SQL Monitor
Score 8.1 out of 10
Enterprises
DBeaver
DBeaver
Score 8.4 out of 10
Redgate SQL Monitor
Redgate SQL Monitor
Score 8.1 out of 10
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User Ratings
ClusterControlSpotlight
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(4 ratings)
8.0
(4 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.8
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
ClusterControlSpotlight
Likelihood to Recommend
Severalnines AB
I love its ability to work without manual configuration. ClusterControl has enabled us to control all servers across business and monitor overall server health with ease. ClusterControl ability to automate repetitive tasks has made my work easier and saves me a lot of time. It also offers a very good GUI.
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Quest
Spotlight’s ability to consolidate data from various entities and provide insightful reports is highly beneficial. It streamlines financial reporting, allowing professionals to focus on advisory services and strategic decision-making.Small businesses, nonprofits, and organizations that need regular board packs or executive summaries find Spotlight useful. Less Appropriate: Certain industries (e.g., specialized manufacturing, healthcare, or research) have unique reporting needs. Spotlight’s generic templates may not cover all industry-specific metrics or compliance requirements.
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Pros
Severalnines AB
  • Proficient and proactive database monitoring, which governs security.
  • Automation of the routine processes, more those those that entails repetitions.
  • Further, ClusterControl has tools for performance optimization, which improves the quality of results.
  • Lastly, ClusterControl supports database scaling and automation, a strategic option for efficient management.
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Quest
  • Great SQL server monitoring
  • Rewind and playback of previous times
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Cons
Severalnines AB
  • It's holistic with data virtualization.
  • Requires users with skills to install.
  • Excellent with backup and instant recovery.
  • Great for the safety and security of our data.
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Quest
  • My only complaint was the cost.
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Support Rating
Severalnines AB
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Quest
I've never had to contact support, as of yet I have had no issues or problems with the tool. This is after 5 years of use.
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Alternatives Considered
Severalnines AB
Fantastic with secure access to data within the organization. Magnificent to monitor the database performance and do a repair. Efficient with backup and recovery. Intuitive dashboard.
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Quest
Spotlight is more usable, better at meeting requirements. Integration with Xero is one of the strengths (as others integrate too but Spotlight seems better connection). We also like the way group consolidation work in Spotlight.
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Return on Investment
Severalnines AB
  • It provides work efficiency because it offers timely notifications and alerts.
  • ClusterControl has strong data security.
  • It enables me to fully maximize data operation because it collects comprehensive performance data that I use to improve workflows, therefore boosting productivity.
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Quest
  • Spotlight is reasonably inexpensive, and any one of the multiple things we use it for more than justifies the cost.
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ScreenShots

ClusterControl Screenshots

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