Quest Foglight for Databases Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Manager DBA at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 12 2016

What is most valuable?

Database performance monitoring, dashboards, databases management and Dataguard setup and monitoring are the features that I like the most. BI Publisher is another cool feature to generate customized reports.

How has it helped my organization?

We have 200+ databases and monitoring that number of databases without using a enterprise tool would involve a tremendous amount of manual work. Furthermore, early notification about databases and operating system alerts helps our DBA team in... more»

What needs improvement?

Middleware (weblogic) has some bugs and crashes occur which should be fixed to make OEM more productive. This
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Real User
Systems iSeries & HA administrator at a construction company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 24 2017

What do you think of MIMIX?

Valuable Features Failover capabilities is valuable. • Improvements to My Organization No system downtime High Availability (HA) • Room for Improvement Replication errors need to be resolved. • Use of Solution I've been using it since 2005. • Deployment Issues No issues encountered. • Stability Issues No issues encountered. • Scalability Issues No issues encountered. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: It's fine. Technical Support: It's professional. • Previous Solutions No previous solution used. • Initial Setup It was quite easy. • Implementation Team We implemented it in-house. • Other Solutions Considered No other options evaluated. • Other Advice Buy the product, then roll it out as well.
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Real User
Senior Platform Architect at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 12 2017

What is most valuable?

The EntryProcessor allows you to leverage all of the hardware running Coherence, so you can have a truly grid computing architecture. The feature basically allows you to send logic to the place where the data resides. Because Coherence... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are benefiting from performance, thanks to Extreme Performance and innovative architecture.

What needs improvement?

More simplified configuration would be helpful. Currently, all of the settings are put together in XML files. If you have a complex configuration, that config file could be more than a couple of thousand lines. This is an entirely manual job,... more»
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Real User
Cloud Database Administrator at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 26 2017

What is most valuable?

I love the customization of the alerts. We created several stored procedures/functions that would query multiple DMV’s and alert if a certain threshold was reached. However, since new DMV’s are added, or older ones are adjusted, it caused too... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Baselining our SQL Servers has made a huge impact.

What needs improvement?

Some more granularity in alerting. We created several stored procedures/functions that would query multiple DMV’s and alert if a certain threshold was reached. However, since new DMV’s are added, or older ones are adjusted, it caused too much... more»
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Real User
Systemsprogrammer and Administrator for DB2 at a insurance company
Sep 05 2017

What is most valuable?

PDA and PPA make our daily housekeeping easier and prevents us from unnecessary reorganizations. It is a tool that can also be used by those that don’t have much knowledge

How has it helped my organization?

It allowed us to automate all of our housekeeping.

What needs improvement?

I look forward to the application of these tools to all platforms in use, such as z/OS, Unix, and Windows. I would like to have the possibility, so as to have access from my host tool, for instance to Unix. By way of this example, I use... more»

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