Toad Review

It crashes inexplicably at times, but it finds ADDM, AWR, and stats-pack reports very quickly.

What is most valuable?

Mostly the database administration feature.

How has it helped my organization?

Database slowness was an issue, but Toad helps us to find the ADDM, AWR and stats-pack reports very quickly. It's a cool product enriched with a lot of excellent features.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using it for 10 years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

I've never had any issues.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Sometimes, Toad crashes without a clue as to why, and it needs an immediate restart.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:


Technical Support:


Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We started with Toad, and stayed with it.

How was the initial setup?

It was very simple.

What about the implementation team?

It's very straightforward.

What was our ROI?


What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It's a must-buy, and both pricing and licensing is well in the range of every organization.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Among others, we looked at SQLDeveloper and FogLight.

What other advice do I have?

You should implement this product.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarDBA Team Lead DB2 at HCL America Inc

The issue happens when you are logon since a long time and want to reconnect. Mostly recovers the last saved sessions and saves time.