Quest Revs Tools for DBAs
Quest Software Inc. is rolling out a version of its database management tools for the Oracle Corp. database.Quest Software Inc. is rolling out a version of its database management tools for the Oracle Corp. database that sports new memory management capabilities and automated advice that can help get database administrators out of tight spots, company officials said. Quest Central for Oracle 2.7 enables database performance tuning, administration, performance diagnostics and space management in a single console. The update features an enhanced console that allows for user feedback, browsing thats enabled through a virtual tree, notification of license expiration and an option to automatically check for software updates.
The update, available now, will enable DBAs to view temporary and locally managed data files and table spaces. It comes with new Table Visual Object Editors, giving administrators the ability to modify tables and their parameters. It also features the ability to kill user sessions from the console. As part of the standard console, the software provides the ability to look into Oracles Trace files through a GUI interface.