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What is Toad?

Over four million data professionals worldwide trust our database management solutions, and with good reason. With Quest, you'll spend less time managing your data environment, and more time building a data-driven business. See why more than four million users trust Quest Software for their most critical systems and data environments.

Who Uses Toad?

Any data professional looking to build, manage, maintain or replicate their databases.

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Reviews of Toad

Average score

Overall
4.6
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Service
4.2
Features
4.6
Value for Money
4.3

Reviews by company size (employees)

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  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001

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5
63%
4
37%
Jacob
Jacob
Senior Associate in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Accounting, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

The Cadillac of Database Softwares

5.0 3 years ago

Comments: Essentially all database oriented tasks can be completed on a much quicker level.

Pros:

Out of all the database related softwares that I have used, toad is the absolute best. You can connect to multiple databases with ease. There are honestly too many feature to list but some of the most useful are: Toad Script Runner, export dataset (especially insert statements), single object compare, etc.

Cons:

The only real complaint that I have with Toad is that once and awhile, it "loses" its place in memory and then tabs from that database connection cannot be closed. This means the entire instance needs to be shutdown in order to get rid of the errant tabs.

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Insurance, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

SQL Development, tuning and testing

5.0 3 years ago

Pros:

Commonly used SQL code color coded for ease of writing very fine formatted code.

Cons:

Expectations to know how to modify ODBC connections and TNSNAMES

Sam
DBA in US
Logistics & Supply Chain, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

A Great tool that DBA and developer can not live without

4.0 2 years ago

Comments: TOAD is a great tool that benefit my daily life as oracle DBA. I can easily browse any database objects and pull DDLs from database. TOAD is easy to setup and use

Pros:

this software is easy to upgrade, configure and install

Cons:

the performance analyzing is not as good as the database itself. TOAD does not generate accurate exeuction play for oracle

Matt
AM in US
Automotive, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Toad review

5.0 last month New

Pros:

It is an easy solution to navigate different databases.

Cons:

I would like Toad to have a dark mode option.

Richard
Business Analyst / Tester / Support in US
Government Administration, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Toad for Oracle Financials

5.0 2 years ago

Comments: TOAD is very easy to use and makes it easy to pull data from Oracle Financials which is my main use of the tool. I use the tool daily. Using the tool, I can look at tables and pull data from multiple tables. I can also use Toad when working with Developers to review code or trouble shoot new code when working on enhancements. Toad allows users to use very simple or complex code

Pros:

Easy to use for pulling data from Oracle financials. This is easy to use when running queries or looking for table and record information. Shortcut keys make this even easier to use. It is very easy to change display colors to make the output easier to read. Data is very easy to export to Excel. Toad is useful for strong power users to novice users who are just learning SQL. Toad can be set up to connect to multiple environments.

Cons:

The application can be cumbersome to set up / install if you have to do it yourself. Most of the time the application has been installed on my computer, so I only have to enter the product key. Make sure to select SAVE PASSWORD so you do not have to constantly re-enter the password

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