dbForge Studio for SQL Server Reviews

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Jhonathan de Souza Soares | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 26, 2019

Best SQL Server IDE for Really Effective Development

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dbForge Studio for SQL Server is a powerful IDE for SQL Server management and development in my company. SQL developers and DBAs uses the GUI tool to speed up almost any database experience, such as designing databases, writing SQL code, and generating meaningful test data. We use the dbForge Studio for SQL Server to deploy queries across different environments. It's very helpful
  • It's easy to use. DBAs and developers can use the dbForge Studio for SQL Server and no complex tutorial is needed.
  • Queries builder in a visual designer is awesome. Very powerful.
  • Database scripts are easily generated. And it is fast!
  • Should be more compatible with SQL Management Studio. Integration would be good.
  • Sometimes crashes.
It's good for if you need to: Edit and run queries in a new SQL document. Build queries in a visual designer. Run a large script without loading it into memory. Track changes of the production database. Create unit tests using a tSQLt framework. Source control database changes. Create database objects in a visual editor. Generate database scripts.
It's not so good if you need to: Manage user permissions or debug queries.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 10, 2019

You need monitor your SQL server with dbForge Studio

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I mainly use dbForge Studio for SQL Server for query management and query editing. It is not widely used in the organization. The software allows me to write SQL codes efficiently and it helps me monitor the running SQLs.
  • dbForge Studio has a clear user interface to monitor SQL server performance. It allows me to kill large or possible inefficient SQL quickly so it doesn't impact the server too much.
  • I find the SQL editor to be more friendly to use than the competitors, which seems generic. I can preview tables while writing codes.
  • Does not support NoSQL, not a huge deal breaker but could be useful to my application.
  • Some functions could be made more automated like drag and drop. Not a huge issue though.
dbForge Studio is well suited for any database environment that allows multiple users to run queries simultaneously. It is essential to monitor and track server performance so no one can impact or damage the current and scheduled jobs easily.
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About dbForge Studio for SQL Server

dbForge Studio for SQL Server is an integrated development environment (IDE) for SQL Server management, administration, development, data reporting and analysis. The tool is designed to help SQL developers manage databases, version-control database changes in popular source control systems, speed up routine tasks, and to make complex database changes.

dbForge Studio for SQL Server Features

Has featureData Comparison
Has featureData Generator
Has featureDatabase Explorer
Has featureCode Completion
Has featureQuery Builder
Has featureData Export, Import and Synchronization
Has featureGenerate Script
Has featureSQL Coding Assistance - code completion and formatting, SQL snippets, quick info and navigation.
Has featureTable Designer allows users to set table properties in the visual editors, edit scripts, rebuild tables and preview changes before modifying database objects.
Has featureDatabase Diagram
Has featureSchema Compare allows users to synchronize database schemas with complex object dependencies; detect development errors early; create schema snapshots to capture database structure; detect drift on production databases etc.
Has featureT-SQL Code Analyzer
Has featureVisual Index Editor
Has featureCustom mapping for objects by their names
Has featureServer Events Profiler
Has featureT-SQL Debugger
Has featureQuery Profiler is an invaluable tool for detecting bottlenecks and optimization of slow query execution time.
Has featureQuery Builder - use visual editors to create queries fast with a mouse click.
Has featureDatabase Management - create, edit, copy, attach, detach, generate script of SQL Server Database.
Has featureData Export and Import tools for filling a database with external source data and migrating data between systems.
Has featureSQL Source Control
Has featureDatabase Synchronization

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dbForge Studio for SQL Server Competitors

Red Gate SQL Developer Suite, Toad for SQL Server, ApexSQL Developer, EMS SQL Management Studio for SQL Server

dbForge Studio for SQL Server 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
Enterprise Edition699.95
Express Edition$0

dbForge Studio for SQL Server Support Options

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dbForge Studio for SQL Server Technical Details

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