You work with GoldenGate then you know that there was tool GoldenGate Director for configuration, deployment, monitoring and management. Really these responsibilities are distributed among development and support. So there should be two tools: for development and for support. Oracle is following this ideology and has created two tools:
- GoldenGate Monitor (or GG plugin for OEM if you are OEM fan) — for management and monitoring
- GoldenGate Studio — for design and deployment
What do we need from development tools? I have the following list in my head:
- WYSIWYG/drag’n’drop interface
- easy moving configuration through the path Dev/QA/Prod
- collective working
GoldenGate has these features. It was created to be great scalable development tool.