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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 9.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

DBeaver

Great tool for developers to use to dive into their databases. Not so great if you are a die-hard Windows user with expectations of a SQL Management studio replacement. This is the less suited tool for people looking to just view and edit data. If you need to generate any scripts or import and export data, this is the tool to use.
Aaron Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redgate SQL Data Compare

If you plan to use Redgate Data Compare to automate data change between tables or SCD or similar, this is not the software that is right for you, Data Compare is a software that performs simply (but in an optimal manner) the comparison of data between tables of different databases on different environments or clone or mirror databases even on the same environment or server. Once the data is compared, you can select or deselect each line you want to update and then have the data alignment script prepared for it.
Luca Campanelli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Database Development

DBeaver
8.0
Redgate SQL Data Compare
7.4
Version control tools
DBeaver
8.5
Redgate SQL Data Compare
7.0
Test data generation
DBeaver
8.2
Redgate SQL Data Compare
6.3
Performance optimization tools
DBeaver
8.5
Redgate SQL Data Compare
7.0
Schema maintenance
DBeaver
7.5
Redgate SQL Data Compare
8.0
Database change management
DBeaver
7.2
Redgate SQL Data Compare
8.7

Database Administration

DBeaver
7.9
Redgate SQL Data Compare
7.7
User management
DBeaver
9.0
Redgate SQL Data Compare
6.0
Database security
DBeaver
6.9
Redgate SQL Data Compare
7.0
Database status reporting
DBeaver
8.0
Redgate SQL Data Compare
10.0
Change management
DBeaver
7.9
Redgate SQL Data Compare
7.9

Pros

DBeaver

  • Find the right driver automatically.
  • Export entity-relationship schemes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redgate SQL Data Compare

  • Simple and easy comparison of database data. Differences can be copied or synced from one database to another with a click of a button.
  • You can save "projects" so that you can easily rerun a previous comparison whenever you need to.
  • It has a very simple, easy to learn interface. I've never needed to read any documentation or watch any tutorials in order to figure out how to do something.
Richard Davies | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

DBeaver

  • Sometimes it's clunky and slow.
  • One time it made changes to prod without me asking it to do anything.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redgate SQL Data Compare

  • Redgate SQL Data Compare is a bit slow for large text data comparison between the text fields of tables when compared to enabling SQL search engine.
  • Sometimes some characters haven't been identified and compared when comparing data between two environments.
  • It needs better customer support for utilizing the tool, and cost factor also matter.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

DBeaver

DBeaver 5.5
Based on 2 answers
At the moment, from our company we have not had to try the DBeaver support service, so we cannot answer this question. We understand that the paid version will offer a much better service.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redgate SQL Data Compare

Redgate SQL Data Compare 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Redgate is always fast to respond to any tickets I submit and provide fixes for any issues rapidly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

DBeaver

MySQL workbench from MySQL only supports MySQL databases and it only provides basic functionality. On top of that, the user experience could be quite confusing for first-time users. SSMS from SQL server doesn't support inline editing nicely. The view for inline editing and view data is different, making it uncomfortable to use. All in all, DBeaver is the best tool when you manage a lot of databases with different types.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redgate SQL Data Compare

We have used Symantecs Database Agents for Backup Exec and Veeam's Database Backup products. Symantec does not stack up well as compared to Redgate. Veeam is a considerable contender with their SQL Server Explorer. In some scenarios I would prefer to use VEEAM over Redgate, but Redgate is a very stable product that is extremely useful.
Michael Jipping | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

DBeaver

  • Saved our development team hours of work handcrafting database deployment scripts by generating DDL scripts for us.
Aaron Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redgate SQL Data Compare

  • An incredible gain in terms of time
  • Speed in compiling the data update scripts
  • Ease in comparing tables
Luca Campanelli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

DBeaver

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Redgate SQL Data Compare

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

DBeaver
7.9
Redgate SQL Data Compare
9.5

Support Rating

DBeaver
5.5
Redgate SQL Data Compare
10.0

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