Appendix C. DBA Tool Vendors

In Chapter 22, we covered the wide variety of tools available to ease the burden of database management and administration. Many of the world's largest independent software vendors (ISVs) supply DBA tools. This appendix lists the major players.

The Major Vendors

Although there are many ISVs that manufacture and market DBA tools and utilities, the four vendors that follow are the leading independent DBA tool vendors. These vendors distinguish themselves because they offer tools that work for more than a single DBMS and in more than one tool category. When evaluating DBA tools for a heterogeneous shop with multiple DBMSs, these are the first vendors you should consider.

BMC Software2101 City West Blvd.Houston, TX 77042 ...

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