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What’s New in Toad for Oracle v12.5

With the recent release of Toad for Oracle version 12.5, it is important to understand which changes are afoot to ensure that your upgrade is as successful as possible.

The following technical brief explores the enhancements and new features of Toad for Oracle 12.5 and intends to guide readers through evaluation including the best practices for use and more.  

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