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OSNews: dbRadar--Not Quite Ready for Primetime

Nov 27, 2003, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Senn)

"When I was presented with the opportunity to review The Kompany's dbRadar product, I jumped at the chance. I seem to be on a continual quest for good database tools.

"I have not enjoyed the query analyzers or enterprise managers of Microsoft, Sybase, MySQL, Oracle or DB2. They all seem lacking in features and if I were to venture a guess, were developed as maintenance tools by the engineers creating the databases. So it was, that I eagerly awaited the dbRadar package and when it arrived, I immediately opened it, yanked the cd and stuck it in the drive. I was ready to give it a run for the money.

"I put the application through its paces for the next several days, and it is with reluctance that I say that dbRadar is not really ready for serious use by DBAs..."

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