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  • "The price is worth it, if you have the time to go through the information."
  • "Compared to the other tools on the market, Foglight is okay in terms of pricing and licensing."
  • "It is cost-effective. With our EA, it is really based on the scale of our database environment. We found the Quest team to be reasonable and flexible when it comes to pricing and scaling of licenses."
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    The real-time activity screens are also helpful... if there is something that is running slowly, we can eliminate the database as being an issue and perhaps look at the server, network activity, or… more »
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    The pricing has never been a question. We just renewed in November, for the fifth year in a row. It's never a question of whether we need to renew this or the Premiere Support.
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    The reporting is very confusing. It's not very intuitive. I've used it on occasion, but I've really struggled with getting the reporting to work correctly for me. It's too cumbersome and too busy. I… more »
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    Overview

    Foglight identifies and resolves performance issues across your applications, databases and virtual environments. The Foglight family of products easily integrates with your existing tools, so you can monitor and analyze data from almost any source across your infrastructure and view it through a single interface with our customizable, unified monitoring platform

    Quest Spotlight ensures peak performance around the clock with unmatched monitoring, diagnosis and optimization of SQL Server environments. Spotlight provides access to the details you need for optimal fitness of your SQL Server databases. Get overviews of health and performance, automated alerts and actions, and mobile device support.
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    Computer Software Company23%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Government7%
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    Comms Service Provider18%
    Government11%
    Financial Services Firm11%
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    Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle, Quest Software, Nutanix and others in Database Development and Management. Updated: January 2022.
    564,643 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Quest Foglight for Databases is ranked 2nd in Database Development and Management with 6 reviews while Quest Spotlight is ranked 14th in Database Development and Management. Quest Foglight for Databases is rated 8.6, while Quest Spotlight is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Quest Foglight for Databases writes "Helps us eliminate the database as the source of an issue and saves us time in finding root cause". On the other hand, Quest Foglight for Databases is most compared with Oracle Enterprise Manager, SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer, IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager for SQL Server, Redgate SQL Toolbelt and SQL Sentry, whereas Quest Spotlight is most compared with Oracle Enterprise Manager, SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer, IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager for SQL Server, Redgate SQL Toolbelt and SQL Sentry.

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