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"The price is worth it, if you have the time to go through the information.""Compared to the other tools on the market, Foglight is okay in terms of pricing and licensing.""It is cost-effective. With our EA, it is really based on the scale of our database environment. We found the Quest team to be reasonable and flexible when it comes to pricing and scaling of licenses."

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Top Answer: The real-time activity screens are also helpful... if there is something that is running slowly, we can eliminate the database as being an issue and perhaps look at the server, network activity, or… more »
Top Answer: The pricing has never been a question. We just renewed in November, for the fifth year in a row. It's never a question of whether we need to renew this or the Premiere Support.
Top Answer: The reporting is very confusing. It's not very intuitive. I've used it on occasion, but I've really struggled with getting the reporting to work correctly for me. It's too cumbersome and too busy. I… more »
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CA IDMS is a reliable, high-performance, web-enabled Database Management system (DBMS) for IBM z Systems that provides business value for hundreds of enterprises and government organizations. CA IDMS provides high-performance database management and transaction processing performance for existing and new workloads, helping you consolidate business functions on a central data repository, as needed.

Foglight identifies and resolves performance issues across your applications, databases and virtual environments. The Foglight family of products easily integrates with your existing tools, so you can monitor and analyze data from almost any source across your infrastructure and view it through a single interface with our customizable, unified monitoring platform

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Financial Services Firm9%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle, Quest Software, Redgate and others in Database Development and Management. Updated: August 2021.
534,057 professionals have used our research since 2012.

CA IDMS is ranked 22nd in Database Development and Management while Quest Foglight for Databases is ranked 2nd in Database Development and Management with 6 reviews. CA IDMS is rated 0.0, while Quest Foglight for Databases is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Quest Foglight for Databases writes "Helps us eliminate the database as the source of an issue and saves us time in finding root cause". CA IDMS is most compared with IBM IMS, CA Datacom, Adabas, BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS and Oracle Berkeley DB, whereas Quest Foglight for Databases is most compared with Quest Spotlight, Oracle Enterprise Manager, SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer, IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager for SQL Server and SQL Sentry.

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