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SQL Navigator

Better Code, Faster

SQL Navigator® makes it simple to write, edit, and maintain database objects through automation and an easy-to-use graphical interface. So you can deliver high-quality applications faster than ever. And SQL Navigator doesn’t just offer basic development and debugging help. It actually prevents performance issues from impacting production and end users with robust SQL optimization.

SQL Navigator is available in four editions: SQL Navigator Base Edition, SQL Navigator Professional Edition, SQL Navigator Xpert Edition and SQL Navigator Development Suite. View details on the available bundles.



  • Code Xpert — Reveals software quality, shortens test cycles, lowers error rates, reduces maintenance efforts, uncovers software changes, and locates high-risk code through industry-leading metrics and test coverage techniques
  • Team coding — Helps you maintain code integrity and integration with version control
  • ER Diagram — Lets you model a table and see the dependencies and joins to other tables
  • Code Road Map — Showcases the complex interdependencies of your PL/SQL code within the database
  • Quest® SQL Optimizer for Oracle — Offers an integrated and enhanced SQL optimization functionality, available in the SQL Navigator Xpert Edition, and provides intelligent recommendations, SQL scanning, and index optimization
  • Job Scheduler — Helps manage all of your jobs, job classes, schedules, and programs in one central location
  • Project Manager — Allows you to keep track of the projects you work on and share them


  • Ensures efficient and accurate PL/SQL development
  • Facilitates sharing to improve team efficiency
  • Helps ensure correct versioning of code, scripts and data models
  • Employs a code-review process to ensure only high-quality code is deployed
  • Provides a consistent, repeatable, and measurable process for managing database development projects
  • Allows you to drag-and-drop SQL code
  • Provides visibility into PL/SQL code coverage
  • Offers advanced support for version control integration
  • Includes SQL optimization, in some editions, to automatically rewrite SQL statements that may compromise performance in production
  • Supports Citrix environments and LDAP

Sys Reqs

System Requirements:

Before installing SQL Navigator, ensure your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:

PlatformIntel Pentium 4
MemoryMinimum 1GB
Hard Disk Space250MB**
Operating System
  • Windows XP Pro, Windows XP Pro x64 Edition
  • Windows Vista Business (32 bit)
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit
  • Windows Server 2012 (64 bit)
  • Windows 7 Business & Enterprise
  • Windows 8

- SQL Navigator supports 64-bit for Windows XP/Windows 7/Windows 8 with a 32-bit Oracle Client.

Oracle ServerOracle versions 8.1.7; 9i; 9iR2; 10gR1; 10gR2; 11gR1, 11gR2

** Please see the Release Notes for a detailed listing of recommended software and hardware requirements.