Re: suggestions for good graphical DB query builder

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 17:23:40 -0700
Message-ID: <> wrote:
> We're doing a product comparison for graphical query builders. Would
> appreciate
> your input on what you like (or don't).
> We're an Oracle shop, but we need connectivity w/ any ODBC compliant
> DB.
> Also need query result export options (esp Excel), pivot capability,
> printable results,
> Windows compliant.
> We don't need write capability, and if the tool has it, we need
> to be able to turn it off. DB Admin tools not needed.
> I've heard great things about AQT (Advanced Query Tool)... comments?
> Thanks,
> Carol

I think all of the tools are bad. They produce simplistic queries, poorly tuned, and hide from the end-user the information required to do the job well.

[Quoted] Better to invest the money in good training than in a dumb-as-dirt GUI.

Daniel A. Morgan
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Wed Sep 19 2007 - 02:23:40 CEST

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