What needs improvement with Toad Data Modeler?

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Toad Data Modeler.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 10Real User

The price of this solution should be reduced. I like SQL Server Management Studio a lot so it has been hard to justify the cost for TOAD. However, if it is anything like the Oracle version, it is light years ahead. The way the dialog boxes appear can be a little bit inconvenient. However, I am sure I will adapt - it is not a huge issue.

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Real User

I would like to see an improvement in the performance because opening the browser and the editor should be faster. The limit of 100,000 lines when parsing trace files is not always enough, and I would like to see the limit increased.

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There is not a lot to be improved in Toad. I am not using the newest version because the older version works almost all the time. It is a limitation already defined because of performance or coding. It does not kill the session but it forces a restart because processes hang. This may have been fixed in later versions. One thing I would like to see improved is the log files. If they can tell whenever there is a failure like a hang, we are not able to understand the log. When we refer to any log file we do it for more analysis to find the exact cause and pinpoint the debugging. To know exactly why Toad has hanged or failed so we can research it out in the log file would be really helpful. Then we know what the cause is and what we should not be doing.

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Top 5Real User

Many users don't know how to add licensing to Toad, or where it is shown, so they could make that easier.

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

A platform to code in Python would be really helpful as Python is becoming very well integrated with other platforms.

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