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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing

As with any cloud service, the main advantage of Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing is the ability to scale up (and down, if required), thus reducing initial costs. You can start with a simple 1 CPU and 20Gb instance for free, and scale up to meet your requirements with some simple clicks. You do not have to worry about administrative tasks (OS installation and configuration, storage provisioning, software installation/upgrade, maintenance, etc.).
Lisandro Fernigrini | 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

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
7.8
Version control tools
Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
7.9
Test data generation
Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
7.1
Performance optimization tools
Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
8.0
Schema maintenance
Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
8.3
Database change management
Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
7.5

Database Administration

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
8.0
User management
Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
7.9
Database security
Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
7.7
Database status reporting
Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
8.2
Change management
Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
8.3

Pros

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing

  • Quick and simple to deploy (less than 5 steps to create a new instance)
  • No administrative tasks (backup, re-sizing) required
Lisandro Fernigrini | 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

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing

  • None significant to be mentioned
Lisandro Fernigrini | 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

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing

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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

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing 7.3
Based on 1 answer
You get almost all the features of Oracle Database, including the ability to deploy APEX applications, without having to worry about system, storage or database configuration and maintenance, backups, etc. Also, you can start for free and move up adding resources as you need.
Lisandro Fernigrini | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing

No score
No answers yet
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Toad for Oracle

Toad for Oracle 7.2
Based on 14 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

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing

Both Azure SQL Database and Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing offer a powerful and robust database platform. The advantage of Autonomous Transaction Processing is the ability to host APEX applications for free and without any special/complicated deployment or configuration process. Having a rapid development environment embedded for free was the main advantage for choosing Oracle as my cloud database provider.
Lisandro Fernigrini | 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

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing

  • Using the free tier allows me to develop and test the APEX app with no cost.
  • Changing it from a single-user to a department tool is simple.
Lisandro Fernigrini | 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

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Toad for Oracle

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
8.2
Toad for Oracle
8.3

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
9.0

Usability

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
7.3
Toad for Oracle
9.0

Support Rating

Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing
Toad for Oracle
7.2

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