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Score 9.5 out of 100

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

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Likelihood to Recommend

Redgate SQL Compare

If you have to keep track of database changes that then need to be sent out to production databases, this is the tool for you! Never again will you need to write complicated scripts and try to catch all the changes that were made in the database between versions. It will even handle data if you need it to!
Aaron Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

It is best suited for batch jobs processing databases and maintains on-premise infrastructure. It will only be less appropriate if the organization or company is completely running databases on a managed cloud platform as there are available tools for monitoring systems health. However, it is also useful for cost optimization for cloud database users. It is also beneficial to operations to easily pinpoint the performance related issue and prevent ping pong with developers.
Maria Cristina Dela Pena | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Database Development

Redgate SQL Compare
9.0
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
Version control tools
Redgate SQL Compare
9.9
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
Performance optimization tools
Redgate SQL Compare
7.1
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
Schema maintenance
Redgate SQL Compare
9.5
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
Database change management
Redgate SQL Compare
9.5
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

Database Administration

Redgate SQL Compare
8.5
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
User management
Redgate SQL Compare
8.0
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
Database security
Redgate SQL Compare
7.9
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
Change management
Redgate SQL Compare
9.6
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

Pros

Redgate SQL Compare

  • Simple and easy comparison of database schemas and data. Differences can be copied or synced from one database to another with a click of a button.
  • You can save "projects" so that you can easily rerun a previous comparison whenever you need to.
  • It has a very simple, easy to learn interface. I've never needed to read any documentation or watch any tutorials in order to figure out how to do something.
Richard Davies | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

  • Top N SQL queries.
  • Outstanding UI for rapid examination and drill down to detail data.
  • Intuitive UI design - better than any other product in its category.
  • Enabled us to immediately shift DB related performance matters first to developers so that our DBA's can focus on more important matters.
Craig Solinski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Redgate SQL Compare

  • So far so good. I have to be honest, it's not a complicated application, and so far hasn't caused me any issues or to question the choices of the developers!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

  • Can't think of any feature or ops related issues. Prior complaints have all been addressed in newer updates.
  • Only main complaint is cost -- we would adopt for other servers if the incremental cost wasn't so high for a few additional instances (we have 3 servers we would like to use DPA with, but can't justify the x3 pricing per instance).
Paul Land | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Redgate SQL Compare

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer 9.1
Based on 2 answers
It allows us to have peace of mind that the servers are constatnly being monitored around the clock and that we can always go bcak in time and research if we missed something.
Johnny Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Redgate SQL Compare

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer 9.1
Based on 2 answers
For a seasoned DBA, the tool is very helpful and intuitive.
Johnny Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Redgate SQL Compare

Redgate SQL Compare 10.0
Based on 2 answers
They have a great community website where you can search for answers but are also very responsive when it comes to direct support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Alternatives Considered

Redgate SQL Compare

Honestly, I have never been interested in the usable alternatives. I have always been good to use it. The license cost after all has always been sustainable. I never had the idea of \ u200b \ u200bchanging it nor the need to look at other software. Also (always a redgate software) I use the Data Compare which is the "twin brother" for data check.
Luca Campanelli | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

Idera looks like they are headed to a similar end product. However, their product is not as mature. Solarwinds Database Performance Monitor is an acquisition of an already mature product upon which they added value by integrating it with their extensive software base and their amazing community. I haven't found any other products that do wait based sql analysis.
Stephen Swan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Redgate SQL Compare

  • Saves me lots of time in doing database migration jobs right the first time.
  • Improves quality of releases, thus reducing rollbacks or stumbles in migrations that need to be be fixed urgently. This improves client and user satisfaction which usually indirectly equates to ROI -- happy customers are paying customers.
  • I get raises because I can deliver better work in my department.
Rob Cowart | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

  • DPA is licensed per instance analyzed so, for us, only the higher priority database servers are monitored.
  • DPA is not dependent on Orion, but integrates with it. This means if you don't need all of the cool features of Orion and want to just pay to monitor the database instances then you can install it all by itself.
JJ Kroeschel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Redgate SQL Compare

Pricing Details

Redgate SQL Compare

General

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

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Redgate SQL Compare
9.5
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
8.9

Likelihood to Renew

Redgate SQL Compare
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
9.1

Usability

Redgate SQL Compare
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
9.1

Support Rating

Redgate SQL Compare
10.0
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
10.0

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