dbForge Studio for Oracle Reviews

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February 13, 2020
Chris Oros | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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As part of an Oracle Utilities Suite upgrade implementation, dbForge Studio is being used to compare schemas between our current production environments and test upgraded environments. This tool has been essential in identifying DDL, index, partitioning, and PK and constraint errors. Because of our ability to quickly compare schema details between environments, we are able to quickly respond to Oracle SRs to ask about discrepancies we see between our base version installs and their product documentation. Identification of missing columns, columns with incorrect data types and character lengths, and missing tables have been key to keeping the infrastructure and data conversion side of our project on track.
  • Quick, high-level comparison of thousands of tables and their details
  • Intuitive identification of findings, such as discrepancies, inconsistencies, things that are equal, and source/target environment changes
  • 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

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.

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.
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January 23, 2019
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 6 out of 10
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dbForge Studio for Oracle is used mostly by our DBAs for administrative tasks, writing queries, etc. It was much more stable than any of the other potential solutions that we tested. It also allows us to synchronize data and schema for test cases, or to merging customized environments back into our core product for additional customization. Our Human Resources department was also looking into using this to manage their data as well.
  • 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.
  • There can be problems when attempting to run it over Linux.
  • There were some formatting issues when Windows 10 came out, but they were addressed.
  • The full version was a little bit more expensive than we were hoping.
It is a great tool for synchronizing databases and schemas, especially when you need to take customized software for a particular client and bring it back in-house for additional enhancement requests. It is well-suited for environments where the easy-to-use GUI can provide almost instantaneous results with little or no training. It it highly scalable and can be used in one department or enterprise-wide.
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dbForge Studio for Oracle Scorecard Summary

What is dbForge Studio for Oracle?

dbForge Studio for Oracle is an IDE which helps developers to increase PL/SQL coding speed. It provides Oracle database GUI management tools, allows users to synchronize Oracle data and automate schema change management process. dbForge Studio for Oracle is focused on enhancing productivity and simplifying Oracle database development and management tasks.

dbForge Studio for Oracle Features

Has featurePL/SQL coding assistant
Has featureDatabase Project
Has featureOracle Database Management
Has featureData Generator
Has featureDocumenter
Has featureObject Manager
Has featureOracle PL/SQL Debugger
Has featureQuery Builder
Has featureQuery Profiler
Has featureSchema Import/Export
Has featureDatabase Administration
Has featureDatabase Designer
Has featureImport/Export Data
Has featureReport and Analysis

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dbForge Studio for Oracle Pricing

  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Has featureFree or Freemium Version Available?Yes
  • Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
  • Entry-level set up fee?No
EditionPricing DetailsTerms
Standard Edition249.95
Professional Edition499.95

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dbForge Studio for Oracle Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise
Operating Systems: Windows
Mobile Application:No
Supported Languages: English