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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 8 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

Workbench Enterprise

Workbench Enterprise is consistent across devices and users so far. It works the same, and access is easy.I have a problem with its security. If you use an enterprise password to access databases, it's very easy to click the show password on the connection page and expose the enterprise password. You shouldn't allow users to use the same accounts to access the database because that means all users are sharing the same password.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Database Development

DBeaver
8.0
Workbench Enterprise
9.0
Version control tools
DBeaver
8.5
Workbench Enterprise
Test data generation
DBeaver
8.2
Workbench Enterprise
9.0
Performance optimization tools
DBeaver
8.5
Workbench Enterprise
Schema maintenance
DBeaver
7.5
Workbench Enterprise
Database change management
DBeaver
7.3
Workbench Enterprise

Database Administration

DBeaver
7.9
Workbench Enterprise
User management
DBeaver
9.1
Workbench Enterprise
Database security
DBeaver
6.9
Workbench Enterprise
Database status reporting
DBeaver
7.9
Workbench Enterprise
Change management
DBeaver
7.8
Workbench Enterprise

Pros

DBeaver

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

Workbench Enterprise

  • Querying is easy and quick.
  • Updating tables is very easy.
  • It gives us very accurate error messages.
Anonymous | 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

Workbench Enterprise

  • It has autocompleted, but I find it difficult to use or get to use.
  • It doesn't automatically complete table names or field names.
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

Workbench Enterprise

Workbench Enterprise 6.0
Based on 1 answer
Our team does the support for us. Sometimes we see download related issues that can easily be fixed by our team. Most issues you will see with one user in your org will probably happen to others, so keep a log and track those issues. Then have a fix for them somewhere that everyone has access to. This will save you a lot of time troubleshooting.
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

Workbench Enterprise

No answers on this topic

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

Workbench Enterprise

  • I personally like Workbench Enterprise, and I can do everything I need to do using it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Pricing Details

DBeaver

General

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

DBeaver Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Workbench Enterprise

General

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

Workbench Enterprise Editions & Modules

Edition
Workbench Client Edition$2,4901
Workbench Server Edition$8,9952
Workbench Enterprise Edition (Client + Server)$9,9953
  1. per seat
  2. per server
  3. 1 user / 1 server
Additional Pricing Details
Workbench Enterprise combines all of the functionality within Workbench Client (local install) and Workbench Server (server install).

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

DBeaver
7.9
Workbench Enterprise
8.0

Support Rating

DBeaver
5.5
Workbench Enterprise
6.0

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