TOra is a Toolkit for Oracle which aims to help the DBA or developer of database applications. Features PL/SQL debugger, SQL worksheet with syntax highlighting, DB browser and a full set of DBA tools. TOra also includes support for MySQL and Postgres.
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Much quicker than sqldevelopper and also less powerful. It fits my needs.
Basically this is a good tool. But I don't like the new version. It misses 2 good features compared to version 2.1.3: format code and code completion. 2.1.3 works great on both Windows and Linux, so those who don't like the new version can try the older version 2.1.3.
Its very odd that this project has been given 5 stars by so many reviewers with little more then a single sentence in most cases. I was looking an alternative to SLQ Developer and TOAD (Windows 7 client against Oracle DB). Do not waste a day of your time test driving this application. All the icons on the "tables" tab of the Browser tool do nothing. You can not Create NewTable, Modify Table Columns, Modify Constraints, Modify Indexes, Drop Table, Enable/Disable Constraints Or Triggers. Insert statements that ran in TOAD and SQL Developer gave me a ORA-00911: invalid character error. Setting up connections to my database took numerous guesses as documentation was almost useless and did not get installed with the app. Tora would always hang on exit and needed to be killed from the task manager. There is potential in this app but a lot of work needs to be done to get very very basic functionality working.
I installed it as a replacement for Toad, as it was mentioned here in the comments and some forums. I like open source and use it on a daily basis, but I got upset with this project - the simplest stuff I didn't even think in Toad about, became a real pain. I have multi-schema DB, where one schema collects objects from few other as a synonyms, TOra cannot do a simple select saying table not found, it is something very basic I didn't even know might become a trouble. BTW it's not Toad so smart, it works perfect in SQL Developer (that is not used due to performance and our java policy on Mac machines) and command line sqlplus. While choosing correct schema on right upper corner select works, I cannot do joins that are part of my daily routine. More advanced parts looks ugly as well, async operations in GUI are cool and make it non-glitch on blocking operations (Oracle DB I/O), but it's not enough to throw a thread and forget, Qt has bad design for thread synchronization and it's reflect in TOra - query timer is ticking while even after query is complete. I wonder why there are so much positive feedback, it looks suspicious.
Great project, thanks a ton for posting