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Score 8.8 out of 100

Quick Base

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Score 7.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle APEX

It is appropriate for database application development supporting data driven processes, online transaction processing, BI/reports/analytics ... for addressing about any business data processing need I can think of. Oracle Application Express is fantastic for creating beautiful rich user interfaces with support for all major browsers rendering well on a range of devices. It is less appropriate for applications requiring native low level access to device peripherals and is less appropriate for applications that must execute offline without network/internet connection to supporting application and database servers.
Glenn Roberts III | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quick Base

Quick Base is great for companies struggling to run their business off of spreadsheets. It's also perfect for companies who operate in niche industries or have complex requirements that can't be met by an off the shelf solutions.Most use cases are for business who intend to use the app internally to improve business processes. Creating applications that are intended to be used primarily by customers wouldn't be the best fit.
Brad Eisenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Low-Code Development

Oracle APEX
8.0
Quick Base
7.3
Visual Modeling
Oracle APEX
7.5
Quick Base
7.2
Drag-and-drop Interfaces
Oracle APEX
7.8
Quick Base
6.9
Platform Security
Oracle APEX
8.2
Quick Base
7.5
Platform User Management
Oracle APEX
8.5
Quick Base
7.4
Reusability
Oracle APEX
8.0
Quick Base
7.3
Platform Scalability
Oracle APEX
8.2
Quick Base
7.2

Pros

Oracle APEX

  • Easy upgrade path from Forms, allowing reuse of code and a low learning curve for Forms developers.
  • Very quick to develop in. Ideal for prototyping or iterative development which is how we usually work.
  • Comes with cross browser and mobile compatibility out of the box.
  • Easy to incorporate other web technologies.
  • Development environment runs straight from a browser. This has proved to be a life saver when issues crop up on a weekend.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quick Base

  • Quick Base is easy to change, allowing us to adapt to our clients' changing needs. It's even so easy that sometimes project managers can make the changes themselves, rather than relying on a person dedicated to software development.
  • We don't have to worry about hosting and security. We can simply use it and share it with collaborators without going through all the red tape of exposing an internal server to outside parties.
  • The features of Quick Base allow us to do almost everything we need natively, so there's rarely a need to build custom solutions or hire third-party developers.
Katherine Valentine | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Oracle APEX

  • Perhaps is our problem, since we haven’t explored it deeply, but I think that a better portability to mobile devices would help the adoption of APEX.
  • Applications weren’t as light as we thought, and we had to move the APEX server to the same data center where our data base was running, due to performance issues. When we started, we supposed that that situation would not be an issue.
  • At least in Argentina and Brazil, you can not find as many programmers with experience in APEX as you can find with other technologies.
Federico Shortrede | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quick Base

  • It's a database but we would like to use the tool for analytics due the type of information we have in it.
  • They're working on a true mobile app now but that has been something we have wanted.
  • System reports could used some better formatting.
Taylor Adams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle APEX

Oracle APEX 8.2
Based on 2 answers
I felt very comfortable using Oracle Application Express from the start. I designed my data model and quickly developed the basic CRUD pages for master tables. Then I designed the main functionality and was able to test and deploy it in a couple of days work. I will probably share the app with other members of the team and continue adding some features in the short term.
Lisandro Fernigrini | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quick Base

Quick Base 8.4
Based on 35 answers
With Salesforce being such a presence in business operations, we've had to "fend off" being asked to replace our QB apps with in-house/out of the box apps from Salesforce. With the cost of Quick Base and having to justify keeping it instead of Salesforce, it's been a challenge we've been fighting.
Stephen Morrell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Oracle APEX

Oracle APEX 8.2
Based on 2 answers
its easy to use as a developer and applications designed using apex are easy and intuitive to use as an end user. Even non-coders can build good applications, the more code you can write the more you can enhance the application but you can get up and running quickly with almost no technical know how.
Kathryn Gamble | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quick Base

Quick Base 8.6
Based on 28 answers
Quick Base has done everything we have asked it to do and then some. Our original goal was to have one system for CRM that encompassed both the sales process and the customer management. We have gone w-a-y beyond that with analytics, project management, system bug logging, and historical effort reporting.
Beth Hilleke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Oracle APEX

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Quick Base

Quick Base 8.6
Based on 10 answers
I gave it a 10, but it should be a 9.99. They do a nice job of keeping the application running. The application can drag a bit when you have thousands of users accessing the application concurrently. We experienced this with large scale implementations.
Robert Goodman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Oracle APEX

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Quick Base

Quick Base 6.0
Based on 9 answers
It's great !!
Amit Chawla | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Oracle APEX

Oracle APEX 8.2
Based on 2 answers
Very active and knowledgeable community support includes quick and helpful responses from the Oracle employees on the product development team. I've never had to raise an official support request - everything is dealt with via forums and user groups - or via direct emails. The supposrt commuinty is one of the great things about Apex.
Kathryn Gamble | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quick Base

Quick Base 7.4
Based on 33 answers
I've recently had a support case opened within the week. Within 30 minutes I had a reply and was looking into resolve the issue. That day my issue was resolved and my connection between 2 apps were back on line!
Matthew Briant | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Oracle APEX

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Quick Base

Quick Base 9.1
Based on 3 answers
The online training was adequate. Intuit does a nice job of creating blog posts on training topics also.
Robert Goodman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Oracle APEX

Oracle APEX 9.1
Based on 2 answers
Using it on the cloud is really simple, the entire process of configuring and provisioning an Oracle Database takes only a few minutes (less than 10) and then Oracle APEX is already deployed on the database, so you just have to start using it. I would strongly recommend using APEX on Oracle Cloud Free Tier.
Lisandro Fernigrini | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quick Base

Quick Base 8.5
Based on 20 answers
The reason I'm not satisfied fully was not Quick Base's fault, but an internal problem. We were under funded, under staffed and users were allowed to avoid the system if they wanted. The amazing success that anyone used it should be looked at as Quick Base's strength
Lee Gilmore | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Oracle APEX

Obviously Oracle Application Express cannot replace WebLogic in terms of creating domains but it is not designed to do that. We can use this tool to prototype and later develop a product using the Oracle WebLogic platform. We selected Oracle Application Express due to the ease of learning, and not having to buy licenses to use it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quick Base

Quick Base is a live database that is updated as users input data into it - SharePoint was previously used and we needed to push data into our SharePoint folder in order to update the data. It presented the challenge of multiple users being able to access and modify different records at the same time.
Anish Vaghela | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Oracle APEX

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Quick Base

Quick Base 7.3
Based on 9 answers
Quick Base is really good in terms of scalability.
Amit Chawla | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Oracle APEX

  • In the mid-size organization, we had a BI tool that had a significant license cost involved. With Oracle back-end we were able to switch to APEX and move all reporting at literally zero cost.
  • For Oracle PL/SQL users the learning curve is very quick and easy, there are ready templates that you can start with and eventually create complex reports.
  • You can track authorization and authentication on data editing and usage. High performance as it is native oracle sql codes.
  • Centralized data capturing, makes your datawarehouse writable for lookup tables or reference tables.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quick Base

  • Elimination of multiple points for data entry is the first impact that we have realized. This time saver is measurable and quite impactfull, it provides opportunity for people to spend their time on more valuable tasks.
  • Business process is something we are continually striving to streamline and improve and quite possibly eliminate is valuable to the business.
  • Some things are not as easily measurable because of the additional functionality which we did not have prior to QuickBase.
Janet Plumley | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Oracle APEX

General

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

Oracle APEX Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Quick Base

General

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

Quick Base Editions & Modules

Edition
Premier$251
Platform$401
EnterpriseCustom2
  1. per user
  2. They'll work with you to customize a plan to your unique requirements
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Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle APEX
9.2
Quick Base
7.4

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle APEX
8.2
Quick Base
8.4

Usability

Oracle APEX
8.2
Quick Base
8.6

Reliability and Availability

Oracle APEX
Quick Base
8.6

Performance

Oracle APEX
Quick Base
6.0

Support Rating

Oracle APEX
8.2
Quick Base
7.4

In-Person Training

Oracle APEX
Quick Base
9.1

Online Training

Oracle APEX
Quick Base
9.1

Implementation Rating

Oracle APEX
9.1
Quick Base
8.5

Scalability

Oracle APEX
Quick Base
7.3

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