dbForge Studio for MySQL Alternatives and Competitors

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Real User
Data Scientist at a tech vendor with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 07 2019

What is most valuable?

The administration is the solution's most valuable feature. It's quite easy to install and use from a local machine or laptop, as well as on a server.

What needs improvement?

The lock files and login are two features we've had issues with. As far as I can see, there's no way to switch off the login in SQL Servers. If there could be a way to switch off the login, for transactions, or in operations, or tables, that'd be great.

What other advice do I have?

We use the on-premises deployment model. In terms of advice I would give to others, I would say that if they want to evaluate it, they should install a SQL Server Express. Install that as a management studio to get a feel for how it works, and then from there decide if it's suitable, in terms of a… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I've worked with Oracle, and with DB2, as well as with SAP IQ. I've also worked with Mongo, although it's not quite the same.
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