Re: Does everyone hate DBConsole as much as me? (rant)

From: John Hurley <>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 09:58:01 -0700 (PDT)
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On Aug 18, 11:29 am, gs <> wrote:


> I don't rant often, but I have to vent. IMHO the dbconsole is a piece of
> crapware and I'm really pissed that they replaced the at-least-useable
> java based Enterprise Manager with it. It seems that I spend 1/2 my time
> getting the app running from whatever the latest ailment is, 1/4 my time
> navigating around trying to find what I want and very little time
> actually getting any use out of it. I've lost count how many times I've
> had to drop and recreate for various databases, and I'm tired of
> navigating along then getting connection error pages for seemingly no
> reason at all. I hate the one-database connectivity, and my last go with
> grid control got pushed aside after I fought with it for two days and
> had to abandon it because real work was falling by the wayside.
> I'd install the java client on each database, but they have crippled it
> badly and made it less useful. I'm ready to take a good look at a 3rd
> party app that will let me look at all my databases in a nice, fast,
> neat little front end. Taking a look at Embarcadero right now. Any other
> suggestions?
> </rant>

Well Toad with the DBA option is pretty useable.

Running ( not using grid control ) the console seems fairly stable at least on linux 64 bit ( OEL 5.2 ). Received on Tue Aug 18 2009 - 11:58:01 CDT

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