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Score 7.9 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

dbForge Studio for MySQL

In my experience dbForge is easily better than most of other db clients on Windows OS. I don't use all of it's functionalities, but the once I need and use are usually pretty stable and straightforward. There is however still a lot to improve in my opinion: the interface could use a more modern look and feel, I really miss the server stats and running queries info, batch executions on multiple databases would be awesome and if the typing predictions would be less buggy for users like us who have multiple server connections running at once, it would make work a little bit easier and faster.
Mortada Abdul Roda | 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

dbForge Studio for MySQL
Workbench Enterprise
9.0
Test data generation
dbForge Studio for MySQL
Workbench Enterprise
9.0

Pros

dbForge Studio for MySQL

  • dbForge Studio for MySQL worked perfectly well for a database administrator. The UI is very friendly and I was able to improve all tasks regarding my job, manage user privileges, table maintenance, server sessions etc.
  • The query development really improved with dbForge Studio for MySQL. All of the developer team had a much easier way to develop all the queries that were used inside the systems. The Visual Query Builder improved the performance and quality of the queries made by the developers and programmers.
  • The database designer brought to us a totally different vision of the database model. Before dbForge Studio for MySQL the database model was completely lost and corrupted. With dbForge Studio for MySQL we were able to put all objects together in a organized way. All of the IT department members knew where each table was connected to, and everybody was able to access the model before starting the development, reducing the inconsistencies of the company systems, and as a consequence we reduced the costs of development.
Carlos Eduardo | 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

dbForge Studio for MySQL

  • I use dbForge Studio for MySQL in a limited environment - an online store hosted by Bigcommerce - so I don't see anything that cries out for improvement. It might be different if I was juggling multiple databases in an enterprise environment spread out over the Internet, but for what I need, dbForge Studio for MySQL does the job perfectly.
Kevin Withers | 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

dbForge Studio for MySQL

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

dbForge Studio for MySQL

  • Much more stable than MySQL WorkBench
  • Has the power tools a db designer wishes for but lacks in free clients like HeidiSQL
  • Is being improved regularly
  • Is fairly well supported
Mortada Abdul Roda | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workbench Enterprise

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

dbForge Studio for MySQL

  • We highly have reduced our development time, thus we were able to allocate our team in a better way.
  • We highly have reduced our development cost, thus we were able to improve our profits.
  • We highly have reduced the system inconsistencies, reducing our rework inside the company.
Carlos Eduardo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workbench Enterprise

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

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Pricing Details

dbForge Studio for MySQL

General

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

dbForge Studio for MySQL Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard149.95
Professional299.95
Enterprise399.95
    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

    dbForge Studio for MySQL
    7.3
    Workbench Enterprise
    8.0

    Support Rating

    dbForge Studio for MySQL
    Workbench Enterprise
    6.0

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