OSNews: dbRadar--Not Quite Ready for Primetime
Nov 27, 2003, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Senn)
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"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..."