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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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Oracle Essbase is an OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) Server that provides an environment for deploying pre-packaged applications or developing custom analytic and enterprise performance management applications.

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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Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle, Quest Software, Redgate and others in Database Development and Management. Updated: May 2021.
501,151 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Oracle Essbase is ranked 4th in Database Development and Management with 1 review while Quest Foglight for Databases is ranked 2nd in Database Development and Management with 6 reviews. Oracle Essbase is rated 9.0, while Quest Foglight for Databases is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Oracle Essbase writes "Everybody uses it for financial purposes, but it can also be used for other analytic purposes, such as mathematical models, statistical models, and so on". 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". Oracle Essbase is most compared with Microsoft BI, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, IBM Cognos, Tableau and Oracle OBIEE, 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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