Oracle SQL Developer Benefits

Galo Balda
Database Development Engineer at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
One of the goals of the tool is to allow the user to complete tasks with the least number of steps. For example, to load an Excel spreadsheet into a table, you just have to complete a simple, four-step wizard and all the data will be in your table. Another example is having quick access to queries you executed some time ago without having to manually save them. That way, you can still access an important or frequently used query that maybe you forgot to save. Generating data files from queries with minimum setup is a time saver. You can preset the output format you want (CSV, insert, Excel, JSON to name a few), run your query and the file will be generated in that format. View full review »
Martin Klier
Senior Database Consultant at Performing Databases
It makes life easier because I don't need to install something onsite when I am with a customer. And, since it's free, it helps me to unify and streamline my approach over multiple projects so I don't have to have a different approach for different customers. The new version 18 is really helpful, with a more flexible GUI and more reliable connectors. View full review »
Carlos Thomas
Senior Partner at a manufacturing company with 1-10 employees
If you make it the tool you use, everyone can talk the same "language" in terms of the tool and the use cases. Once you know it, how to use it, you can tell the whole organization how a given task will be done. View full review »
Dan Sideris
Oracle architect & senior DBA, OBIEE data analytics, warehousing & ETL specialist at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
We can switch between heterogeneous databases. After installing a MySQL driver, for example, we can work with these row stores. It also supports Oracle Cloud legacy schema-as-a-service connections and the newer DBaaS connections. View full review »
Peter Silwinski
Senior Consultant at Contracted by Siemens
* It is very easy to use. * I have a lot of flexibility with it. * For DBA tasks, it is also very good. View full review »
DBA at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The main benefit of SQL Developer is that it is free. View full review »
Sócio Diretor at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Using execution plan, I am able to do lots of query tuning. View full review »
Daniel Grosovoi
DBA at Yediot
We have a QA team and we don't want to buy a special product for them just to query the database, so we use Oracle SQL Developer. View full review »
Alex Zaballa
Cloud Transf & Migr Innov Sr Principal at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Standardized tool. View full review »
Eugene Kats
Data Architect / Data Modeler - Contract at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
It's a free tool which allows you to see an Oracle Database structure and run queries against Oracle Databases. View full review »
Alejandro Antonio Chinea Franco
Ingeniero Especialista at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Helps us to test and to develop scripts for monitoring applications. View full review »
DBA at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
We can install it on each machine, every user can install it by himself. And we have a lot of support for the utility from Oracle, for free. View full review »
We can understand where everything is and we can we work with it very easily. View full review »
Arvind Nandagiri
IBM Message Broker Developer - Onsite Technical Lead at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Faster access to DB tables. View full review »

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