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Likelihood to Recommend

dbForge Studio for Oracle

Whenever a user or DBA wants to compare schematics between two environments, dbForge is extremely helpful. This is useful during version or framework upgrades, a database upgrade, patch implementations, service package implementations, or any time to environments would be different.The time it would take to write and execute queries, and then compare is exponentially longer than it takes with dbForge, where this is done and you have an application that allows you to quickly identify incongruities.
Chris Oros | TrustRadius Reviewer

Toad for Oracle

Toad for Oracle is very well suited for all Oracle implementations, be it single instance or RAC. It is best suited for use of Oracle DBA, Developer and Database Engineers.I don't recommend Toad for Oracle for Project Managers or Solution Architects. This can be a pricier choice for these people. They can do fine with free options like SQL Developer.
Ravinder Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Database Development

dbForge Studio for Oracle
Toad for Oracle
7.8
Version control tools
dbForge Studio for Oracle
Toad for Oracle
7.9
Test data generation
dbForge Studio for Oracle
Toad for Oracle
7.1
Performance optimization tools
dbForge Studio for Oracle
Toad for Oracle
8.0
Schema maintenance
dbForge Studio for Oracle
Toad for Oracle
8.3
Database change management
dbForge Studio for Oracle
Toad for Oracle
7.6

Database Administration

dbForge Studio for Oracle
Toad for Oracle
8.0
User management
dbForge Studio for Oracle
Toad for Oracle
7.9
Database security
dbForge Studio for Oracle
Toad for Oracle
7.8
Database status reporting
dbForge Studio for Oracle
Toad for Oracle
8.1
Change management
dbForge Studio for Oracle
Toad for Oracle
8.3

Pros

dbForge Studio for Oracle

  • It allows for easy synchronization between Oracle databases and schemas.
  • Installation and configuration was a breeze, so it provided a quick return on investment.
  • It runs quite well on standard hardware.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Toad for Oracle

  • Toad is a de-facto standard tool for data developers and analysts. Generally speaking it provides almost every function needed to manage data in EDW with great performance and stability.
  • The nature of clinical data is big-sized: one table may have billions of rows. Toad provides critical functions to manage SQLs, e.g. Top SQL that can monitor and manage SQLs using CPU power and network bandwidth, so that EDW administrator can optimize ETL operations in the best efficiency.
  • Many of our data analysts are not computer science backgrounded (having clinical / nursing background). Toad provides great auditing tools such as Tuning Lab or SQL Scanner, so that data analysts can train themselves with guidance of the tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

dbForge Studio for Oracle

  • The ability to parameterize searches more would be advantageous. For example, being able to specify to only look for certain columns, certain data type changes, etc.
  • The output reports from dbForge are very plain and could contain more detail, and perhaps be structured more like a pivot table form Excel
Chris Oros | TrustRadius Reviewer

Toad for Oracle

  • The date/time settings in Toad are kind of difficult to figure out. I have to use an ALTER SESSION command to format the dates so I can actually query date/time fields.
  • It seems to be updated too often. I get notifications very frequently about new versions being available.
  • The export function is difficult to use.
Aaron Baker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

dbForge Studio for Oracle

No score
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Toad for Oracle

Toad for Oracle 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It is the preferred tool for our organization.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

dbForge Studio for Oracle

No score
No answers yet
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Toad for Oracle

Toad for Oracle 9.0
Based on 2 answers
I give is an 8 because nothing is a 10 and there is always room for improvement. I believe the user who is not as technologically inclined would be better suited with an easier way to identify the options for setting the layout up for Toad's GUI. To some it is very cumbersome and confusing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

dbForge Studio for Oracle

dbForge Studio for Oracle 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Although experience here is limited, as only one question has been asked and answered promptly, the registration and licensing process was very smooth and professional. There are forums online that discuss dbForge issues, as well as a Facts and Questions section on dbForge's website, so product support does seem to exist if needed.
Chris Oros | TrustRadius Reviewer

Toad for Oracle

Toad for Oracle 7.2
Based on 7 answers
I give the overall support for Toad for Oracle a 10/10. This is because whenever there has been an issue with this software, our team has got an immediate response. The same can not be said for similar software. The most recent example of this is when we needed to renew our licenses. Some employees were unable to log in to code with the given license key. Support was able to resolve the issue quickly.
Jatel Desai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

dbForge Studio for Oracle

We found dbForge Studio for Oracle to be more stable and easy to use than both Toad for Oracle and RStudio, among others. There is still room for improvement, such as the MySQL debugger. In the past, we used MySQL Workbench, but the flexibility and robust tool set of dbForge Studio for Oracle won us over and there was no going back.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Toad for Oracle

Toad is much better than Tableau query writer. Tableau is not intuitive and requires knowledge of proprietary database language to fully implement. Tableau does not perform as quickly and accurately as Toad. Toad is very easy and slim to install. Additional hardware is often required to run Tableau smoothly. Support for Tableau is even more expensive than Toad support.
Maurice Samuels | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

dbForge Studio for Oracle

  • It has allowed us to save time and money by enabling our developers to write more efficiently.
  • Again, the ability to synchronize databases and schemas is invaluable.
  • The speed at which our developers were able to use the product to produce results was outstanding.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Toad for Oracle

  • Quick and easy query development helps reduce man-hours in a project which converts to real dollars.
  • Query analysis and tuning result in low database overhead and low latency, thus translating into real dollars because a system can thus handle more requests from customers.
  • Ease of use makes it easy to deploy greenhorns in projects with minimal training, thus helping save money. Otherwise menial and simple jobs would have required experienced DBAs.
Dhruba Jyoti Nag | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

dbForge Studio for Oracle

General

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

dbForge Studio for Oracle Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard Edition149.95
Professional Edition399.95
    Additional Pricing Details

    Toad for Oracle

    General

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

    Toad for Oracle Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    dbForge Studio for Oracle
    7.4
    Toad for Oracle
    8.3

    Likelihood to Renew

    dbForge Studio for Oracle
    Toad for Oracle
    9.0

    Usability

    dbForge Studio for Oracle
    Toad for Oracle
    9.0

    Support Rating

    dbForge Studio for Oracle
    8.0
    Toad for Oracle
    7.2

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