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Score 7.3 out of 100
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Score 7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle

We are using it mainly for automation. We are using HP Quality Center as our automation tool and started using Devart ODBC for connectivity to Oracle DB. We have a lot of queries in our scripts that make several connections to the db for a particular user scenario. Devart ODBC has improved the overall runtime needed for the scripts.
Charanya Rajagopalan | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpSystems Automate Plus

Anything where automation would be helpful, I'd recommend. If you're doing a task over and over again, Automate can likely work and do it for you. It helps to keep things running exactly the same so that when failures occur, they can easily be traced to their source.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Database Development

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
7.6
HelpSystems Automate Plus
Version control tools
Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
7.0
HelpSystems Automate Plus
Test data generation
Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
7.0
HelpSystems Automate Plus
Performance optimization tools
Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
8.0
HelpSystems Automate Plus
Schema maintenance
Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
8.0
HelpSystems Automate Plus
Database change management
Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
8.0
HelpSystems Automate Plus

Database Administration

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
7.3
HelpSystems Automate Plus
User management
Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
7.0
HelpSystems Automate Plus
Database security
Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
7.0
HelpSystems Automate Plus
Database status reporting
Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
7.0
HelpSystems Automate Plus
Change management
Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
8.0
HelpSystems Automate Plus

Pros

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle

  • Performance.
  • Reliable.
  • Deployment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpSystems Automate Plus

  • Very detailed task builder. Easy to read step by step a task's operation even if you don't have much programming knowledge.
  • Scheduling for automation jobs is very flexible. Allows us to create all kinds of job schedules as needed.
  • Organization of jobs, tasks, conditions is done well. Allows us to easily manage our items.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle

  • It would be good if the connection details are stored on the cloud based on the user login so that even if the software is corrupted, it can be pulled in automatically from the cloud upon reinstallation.
  • It would great if video demos were available for the key features of the tool. That would make it a lot simpler for the user when using it the first time.
  • User friendliness can be improved.
Charanya Rajagopalan | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpSystems Automate Plus

  • AutoMate's Windows interface can be quite buggy at times. We are using the latest and final build of AutoMate 10. It took many iterations to get this most stable build, but there are still many little issues that happen when building tasks. Copying and pasting too much causes GUI errors and can crash. Things don't indent properly, success/failure arrow lines in the Job window don't flow perfectly straight, etc. There is a newer version AutoMate 11, but it's so buggy we can't even use it properly.
  • Memory management is terrible on Aut 10 and 11. Just working in the program for a little bit building tasks has memory leaks that don't resolve until you close out of the program. You'll be using several GB of ram in no time.
  • Dashboard reporting could be better. We'd like a better way to track how jobs are running, when failures occur, etc. You can do that now, but the interface is cumbersome.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle 6.0
Based on 1 answer
Support has been great so far but still, it could be better.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpSystems Automate Plus

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle

Devart is more feature rich and the direct connectivity to the DB beats out the tool provided by easysoft. We tested both of the software with the freeware version on a trial project. The project team gave a demo of both the tools to the project owner and development manger. Devart got the votes even though it was a little costlier than easysoft.
Charanya Rajagopalan | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpSystems Automate Plus

At an older job we used to use SSIS as kind of an automation tool as well as it could also be used to connect to FTP sources, read files, etc. AutoMate is simply centrally designed to be true automation software. It is much more robust, can work with a variety of software (including SSIS itself) and is much quicker to integrate and troubleshoot.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle

  • Performance of the transactions has improved.
  • It meets our business objectives.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpSystems Automate Plus

  • It's been a net positive as AutoMate requires less eyes on specific tasks so that people can focus attention elsewhere and do more analysis.
  • Less manual work also decreases the chances of mistakes and/or missed jobs. Since Automate can schedule everything, send email notifications, etc., there is less time wasted.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle

HelpSystems Automate Plus

Pricing Details

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle

General

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

HelpSystems Automate Plus

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
7.0
HelpSystems Automate Plus
8.0

Support Rating

Devart ODBC Driver for Oracle
6.0
HelpSystems Automate Plus

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